New Trump Overtime Rules Will Cost Workers $1.4 Billion in First Year Alone

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By Kelly Ross, AFL-CIO The Trump administration’s Labor Department issued new overtime rules this week that take away $1.4 billion of workers’ pay every year compared to the Obama administration rules they replace. The amount of this pay cut for working people will increase enormously over...
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The EPA Cut Science Out of Air Pollution Standard-Setting. We’re Putting It Back.

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By Gretchen Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists EPA leaders have now irreparably damaged the agency’s process for setting health-based air pollution standards. That’s why scientists are taking matters into their own hands. To ensure that independent science informs the particulate matter...
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Critical Habitat: The Next Endangered Species?

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By Zack Strong, Natural Resources Defense Council The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS”) has made a host of changes to the rules implementing the Endangered Species Act (“ESA”). These changes will negatively impact imperiled wildlife across the country—and even across the planet—by, for...
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FINRA Must Live-Up to Its Mandate of Investor Protection and Market Integrity by Expelling Wolf-Pack Brokers

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By Better Markets As the front-line regulator of the broker-dealer profession, FINRA must do more to live-up to its mandate of investor protection and market integrity by expelling brokerage firms that specialize in harming investors.  These are “predator wolf-pack” firms populated with...
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