EPA Should Cancel Dow’s Next Generation Herbicide, Enlist Duo

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By Sylvia Fallon, Natural Resources Defense Council NRDC has filed a petition calling on EPA to cancel the registration of Dow’s next generation herbicide Enlist Duo. Anyone who has been following the saga of this herbicide knows what a roller coaster ride it has been. EPA approved Enlist Duo—a...
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Seven Things You Need to Know About the New Overtime Rules

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By the AFL-CIO According to news reports, the Obama administration will unveil new rules on Wednesday that will make millions more people eligible to receive overtime pay. Here are seven things you need to know about the new rules: 1. The middle class needs a raise.    Working familie...
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Want to Address Economic Inequality? Strengthen the Regulatory System

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By James Goodwin, Center for Progressive Reform The growing problem of economic inequality in the United States continues to draw significant attention – and for good reason. By 2011, America’s top 1 percent owned more than 40 percent of the nation’s wealth, and ours ranks as one of...
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What Will an Updated Overtime Rule Mean for Millions of Workers?

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute Tomorrow, the Vice President is expected to announce the U.S. Department of Labor’s issuance of the final rule on overtime for salaried employees. Rumor has it that the rule will guarantee overtime pay to anyone working more than 40 hours in a week...
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