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How These 3 Bills Could Make It Much Harder to Hire Foreign Workers

Startups and small businesses that depend on skilled foreign workers may soon find new restrictions for the visa program they’ve relied on for decades.

Three bills pending in Congress are taking aim at the popular… 856 more words

Leadership

Draft of Executive Order Looks to Re-Examine Visa Programs

Draft calls for review of regulations regarding foreign workers; Trump has been critical of H-1B visa program

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, at right, listens to President Donald Trump during a meeting with cybersecurity experts Tuesday at the White House. 891 more words

A Sobering Reminder to Unions on the Critical Importance of Supreme Court Appointees

President Trump is looking for a surefire conservative for the Supreme Court. For all the escalating rancor, this round to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia could be the prelude to a more consequential battle. 398 more words

Current Events

9 Reasons Why Trump's Secretary of Labor Pick Andy Puzder is No Friend of Working People

President-elect Donald Trump selected D-List fast food CEO Andy Puzder to head up the Labor Department. AFL-CIO and other working family advocates condemned the appointment of Puzder, who runs Carl’s Jr. 550 more words

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American workers

3 reasons why half of American workers are not using their vacation time

 

Business

From Coast to Coast, Working People Fight for Stable Schedules

Update (12/6/16): Since we published this post, the Emeryville, California City Council unanimously approved legislation that will require large retail employers to publish work schedules two weeks in advance, pay extra compensation for last-minute schedule changes and provide opportunities for part-time employees to work more hours before hiring another person. 649 more words

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