Walmart Sued Over Wage and Hour Violations

By: Tuesday October 23, 2012 10:00 am

Temporary workers at Walmart filed a class action lawsuit against the company and two staffing agencies yesterday, arguing that the retailer forced the temps to work longer hours without a lunch break. The suit alleges violations of federal minimum wage and overtime laws. The lawsuit is a class action, but because it’s tied specifically to [...]

Paycheck Fairness Act to Be Filibustered Today

By: Tuesday June 5, 2012 8:56 am

Today the Senate will hold a test vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would update The Equal Pay Act of 1963. The President swooped in at the last minute to push for the bill’s passage, or really just to highlight the messaging. Senators will vote whether to debate the Democratic-sponsored Paycheck Fairness Act, a [...]

Lilly Ledbetter Did Not Alter Pay Equity Gap Whatsoever

By: Tuesday January 31, 2012 11:02 am

Those of us in the blogosphere have become inured to defenders of the President ticking off a laundry list of his accomplishments. On the domestic policy front, this includes health care and financial reform, the auto industry rescue, and a series of other smaller bills that have taken on a much larger significance in the [...]

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