In a statement issued last week, President Obama proposed a solution for too many Americans working long days for little pay. He noted that federal and state overtime regulations have not been updated in years, and exemptions originally designed for the high-pay professional class now leaves out wor...
In his State of the Union address earlier today, President Obama came forward as a strong advocate for paid sick leave – legislation that has been backed by Democratic Congressional leaders and organized labor representatives for several decades now. The President had flagged this issue in the we...
Friday’s news that the private sector added 227,000 jobs in February gives President Obama a renewed opportunity to boost his slow political recovery. However, eight more jobs reports will follow in the months leading up to Election Day in November, each one an uncertain and potentially dangerous...