It’s Time to Hold Major Corporate Executives Personally Accountable for Criminal Behavior

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By Ronald White, Center for Effective Government General Motors (GM) withheld information on defective ignition switches, Takata knowingly produced defective airbags, Toyota concealed information regarding unexpected vehicle acceleration, and Volkswagen (VW) deliberately violated clean air laws...
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Human Resources Group Shoots at Obama Overtime Rule But Misses

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute This will be the first in a series of blog posts examining some of the comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in response to its proposed rule on overtime pay for salaried employees.  Approximately 300,000 comments have been...
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No Shutdown for Now, But What Effect Does Budget Uncertainty Have on Government Scientists?

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists Two years ago this week, Washington, DC was a ghost town.  With federal employees furloughed and millions of workdays disrupted, the streets were eerily quiet and Americans were deprived of the Panda Cam.  But there were bigger consequences....
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