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Make the PRO Act the Law of the Land: The Working People Weekly List
AFL-CIO
The National Labor Relations Board has a new general counsel after Vice President Kamala Harris broke a tie in the Senate to confirm Jennifer Abruzzo, 51-50.
Daily Kos
The last time the federal minimum wage went up was July 24, 2009—12 years ago today. It rose from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, the final step in an increase passed by the Democratic Congress in 2007.
Daily Kos
July 21, 2021
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WASHINGTON, DC – Detecting child labor and forced labor in complex supply chains can be a daunting challenge.
Department of Labor
Union-busters who traveled from other states to fight a union organizing drive at a Maine hospital got an extra-special bonus from hospital management: COVID-19 vaccinations.
Daily Kos
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that the immediate end of its Payroll Audit Independent Determination program launched by the department’s Wage and Hour Division in 2018.
Department of Labor
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S.
Department of Labor
Black History Month Profiles: William Lucy
AFL-CIO
Republicans think they have their new plan to divide and conquer and distract the nation from extremists within their own party and the attack on the U.S. Capitol. They’re going to attack teachers for not wanting to go into unsafe working conditions in a pandemic.
Daily Kos
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor announced today the award of $145 million in the H-1B One Workforce Grant Program to invest in training for key sectors of the U.S. economy.
Department of Labor
I suppose other people have already done this in greater detail than me, but I want to take a look at what caused Joe Biden’s recent surge. First off, here’s the RCP aggregate of the national polling over the past three months:
Mother Jones

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