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  • October 09, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Law against discrimination makes hiring women a challenge

    two business womenA new law in California aims to give the strongest gender-equal-pay protection in the nation, but one woman thinks it will benefit trial lawyers the most.

  • October 06, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Labor expert eyeing Supreme Court case

    U.S. Supreme CourtA case pending before the U.S. Supreme Court could result in major changes to labor policy.

  • October 05, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    IWF warms to Rubio's paid leave plan

    Marco Rubio with wife and sonsA women's organization wants more conservatives talking about a federal policy for paid leave.

  • October 05, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Retailers awaiting launch of 'chip cards'

    credit card chip readerMany Americans are already using a new "chip card" to replace their credit card while many others are next in line. 

  • October 01, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    EPA rules on pesticide protection may be heavy handed

    The EPA made changes this week to protect farmworkers from what it calls toxic pesticides, but researchers say the measure is problematic. 

  • September 30, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    New medical codes: Information overload?

    A healthcare watchdog group remains concerned about changes to Medicare coding that kick in on Thursday.

  • September 29, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Arctic waters exploration a risk worth taking

    Happiness and disappointment are just a couple of the emotions described by different groups in the wake of Royal Dutch Shell ceasing oil exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska's coast.

  • September 28, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    GDP growth should encourage greater efforts to balance trade

    The latest GDP number has a lot of people talking positively, but one organization says the economy is still weak when it doesn't have to be. 

  • September 28, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Goals for the world

    The UN continues to promote what it calls sustainable development goals to help people and the planet, but one organization thinks there are better ways.

  • September 23, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Two presidents, six economic issues

    President Obama meets later this week with the leader of China. One organization is offering up topics they'd like to hear discussed.

  • September 21, 2015
    Chad Groening

    Mehlman: H-1B program is simply not fair

    An immigration enforcement advocacy organization is calling on Congress to fix a statute that allows companies to replace U.S. workers with foreign workers, who cost less to employ, in "high skill" jobs.

  • September 17, 2015
    Chris Woodward

    Has-been labor effort returns for another round with Walmart

    An organization claiming to seek higher pay for Walmart workers is launching its campaign today, but critics say there is nothing really new about the effort.