Trump Administration Raids Workers’ Tip Jars, Buries Data Showing That’s a Horrible Idea

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By Andrew Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists In December the Trump administration proposed a new rule that specifically allows employers to control and distribute tip income as they see fit, taking away control of tip money from the employees—food servers, baristas, and many other...
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Demolishing Public Protections to Build Trump’s Wall

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By Charise Johnson, Union of Concerned Scientists From Hadrian’s Wall, to the Great Wall of China, the Wall of the North and many more , political walls have been built to discourage or control immigration, White Walkers, and ideologies at state borders since ancient times (though this is...
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Why the Legal Dispute Over the Leadership of the CFPB Matters

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By Michael Landis, U.S. PIRG There’s an important legal fight happening right now over the temporary leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And U.S. PIRG Education Fund, along with nine other consumer advocacy groups, just weighed in with a friend-of-the-court brief. Our brief...
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