Ruling Against Overtime Is Wrong in So Many Ways

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By Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute Judge Amos Mazzant’s opinion to block the Department of Labor’s new overtime rule is poorly reasoned and factually inaccurate. Judge Mazzant does not know the history of the Fair Labor Standards Act and he appears not to understand Chevron deference,...
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On Trump and Science: Preparing for the Unknown

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists I’m a little anxious. And I imagine you are too. Among other things, I’m worried about how President-elect Trump will treat science. We don’t know yet, for example, what he might do at science-based federal agencies. Will he cut public science...
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