They’re lobbying for a new law that’s moving quickly through California’s Legislature, retooling union contracts and getting arrested in acts of civil disobedience.
While the new rules will not ban payday loans, they will require lenders to make only loans that borrowers are able to repay without taking on spiraling debt.
Under pressure to fix long screening lines that have plagued airports nationwide for months, the TSA has removed a senior official who oversaw roughly 440 security checkpoints as part of a broader shake-up.
A North Dakota oil field services company agreed to settle a discrimination case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on behalf of a worker who says he already had suffered constant verbal abuse – including racial epithets – before he allegedly was peed on by a manager.
Police officers raided Richmond, California’s abandoned Hacienda public housing complex to evict the defiant city employee who refused to leave and clear the building of squatters.
The Obama administration’s new overtime rule could mean extra bucks for those extra hours at work – but only if your boss follows the rules. And historically, that doesn’t always happen.
An investigation into deaths in the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota has been named a finalist for the 2016 Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
Tesla used foreign laborers from Eastern Europe, some of whom earned as little as $5 an hour, to build a paint shop at the company’s Fremont, California, plant, according to The Mercury News.
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After the city of Richmond, California, declared the Hacienda public housing complex uninhabitable and evacuated the last of the residents three months ago, homeless people broke into the empty apartments – and stayed.