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Saturday, October 21, 2017
Overtime Pay
Labor Department, Trickle down economics

Trump’s Labor Secretary Pick Admits To Employing Illegal Immigrant

U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the Labor Department has admitted to employing an undocumented immigrant as a house cleaner, according to multiple media reports on a revelation that has derailed previous Cabinet nominees.

February 7, 2017
Overtime

How Trump Could Kill A Plan To Get You Overtime Pay

One of the first tests of Trump’s pledge to help workers will come in how his administration handles the complicated rules that govern who has the right to time-and-a-half overtime pay. At stake is the possibility of overtime pay for about 4 million workers around the country.

January 15, 2017
Judge blocks Obama Administration's overtime rule

Judge Blocks Obama Administration Rule Extending Overtime Pay

The rule was to take effect Dec. 1 and would have doubled to $47,500 the maximum salary a worker can earn and still be eligible for mandatory overtime pay. The new threshold would have been the first significant change in four decades.

November 23, 2016

Late Night Roundup: ‘The Loud, Northeastern Egomaniac Primary’

Jon Stewart looked at the problems facing the thousandth or so new candidate for the Republican nomination, Chris Christie.

July 2, 2015