News Releases | November 4, 2019

Labor Department Proposal Would Permit Employers to Do End-Run Around Overtime Pay

The proposed rule would upend decades of protections for some workers. 

News Releases | September 24, 2019

Trump’s Labor Dep’t Rolls Back Previous Obama Rule, Issues Wholly Inadequate Overtime Regulation

No one should be fooled by DOL’s new overtime regulation, which covers far fewer workers than a 2016 rule.

News Releases | June 19, 2019

New York Passes Historic Farmworker Fair Labor Law

The new law ends 80 years of farmworker exclusion and discrimination in state labor law.

News Releases | June 5, 2019

Worker Rights’ Groups Applaud WA State for Leading the Nation in Restoring Overtime Pay

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee’s Department of Labor and Industries announced today the nation’s boldest proposal for restoring overtime pay(…)

News Releases | March 22, 2019

New Polling Shows Voters Support Stronger Overtime Protections

More than 8 million workers will be left behind by the Trump administration overtime proposal.

News Releases | March 8, 2019

On the Trump Labor Department’s Weak Overtime Proposal

The DOL should rescind this proposal and implement stronger overtime protections.

Blog | October 23, 2018

A Baseline for Economic Freedom: 80 Years of Fair Labor Standards

After joining President Roosevelt in 1933 as the first woman cabinet member in history, Secretary Perkins set out to establish(…)

Blog | September 6, 2018

This Week in Labor History: Remembering the Adamson Act

Remembering the Adamson Act is important because it was a small victory in a struggle that is very much alive(…)

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