Don’t Let Wall Street Grab Your Retirement Savings

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By Clyde Weiss, AFSCME What would you think of a financial adviser who suggested that the life savings of an 80-year-old Alzheimer’s patient be invested in such a way as to lock it up for at least 10 years – with no guarantee of advertised profits at the end of...
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The Overtime Rule is the Beginning of a Much-Needed Cultural Shift

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By Dan Crawford, Economic Policy Institute A recent New York Times piece features some choice handwringing over the Labor Department’s new overtime rule, from executives in “prestigious” fields, like publishing, advertising, film and TV, and public relations. These are all fields where...
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Health and Safety Risks Grow for Home Care Workers

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By Caitlin Connolly, National Employment Law Project If you’re familiar with the home care industry, it should come as no surprise that home health aides, personal care attendants, and certified nursing aides topped the lists for workplace injuries, illness, and violence. Providing supports and...
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