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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee charged that the Obama administration's handling of EB-5 investor-visas "poses a gigantic risk" to national security, Watchdog.org reported Thursday.
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
Would you support legalizing marijuana in your state?
6 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer
The trustees of the Rockingham Free Public Library opted on Tuesday not to appeal the benefits terminated library director Celina Houlne is receiving.
6 hrs ago | Tire Business
A tentative federal budget agreement struck late Dec. 10 has groups representing retirement plan sponsors and federal workers gearing up for a fight over pension costs.
About 200 workers will be furloughed from Lincoln Paper and Tissue LLC in response to a recovery boiler explosion last month that hampered the company's ability to make pulp, company co-owner Keith Van Scotter said Wednesday.
The EEOC announced Wednesday that Step Three, Ltd. is settling the lawsuit involving a buyer who underwent infertility treatments.
When Michigan became the 24th right-to-work state in December 2012, conservatives hailed it as a sign the Rust Belt state was "open for business," union workers decried the law as "union busting" and labor leaders vowed to use it to quash Republican Governor Rick Snyder's reelection bid in 2014.
You don't have to like your colleagues, but you shouldn't have to fear them. Two cases of disquieting co-workers, one concerning a reclusive and one that involves more aggressive interactions.
The Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act of 2013 would allow employees to earn a portion of their wages for a limited period of time, and to address their own serious health issues including pregnancy or the birth of a child.
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It's not looking good for 1.3 million long-term unemployed workers, who were overlooked by a budget deal reached by key lawmakers, late Tuesday.
A strong majority of Americans say they support the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, legislation that would ban most private businesses from workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, according to the latest United Technologies/ National Journal Congressional Connection Poll .
There are concerns a portion of ObamaCare could put our safety at risk by forcing the closure of fire departments across Oklahoma.
A local roofing company is facing more than $48,000 in proposed fines from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The Affordable Care Act could lead to major financial problems at volunteer fire departments all across the country, possibly causing some to shut down unless Congress comes up with a way to exempt firefighters from the law.
Stewarts Care, which looks after people with intellectual disabilities, says the parents of all service users identified in the reports have been contacted.
Wild West theme park Ghost Town in the Sky failed to furnish safe firearms to workers before an actor was injured in shootout show there last summer, the state Department of Labor said.
Twenty-four employees at a New York City Domino's chain say they were fired when they complained to company management that they were receiving far below minimum wage as tipped servers.