Stories tagged: "workers"


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How the PRO Act Would Change Arizona’s Right-to-Work Status

Arizona’s Sinema and Kelly are two of just three Democrat senators who haven’t cosponsored the labor rights legislation. 

As the holiday shopping seasons gears up, workers in the United States are still suffering. (Photo by Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images)
Black Friday Is Coming. America’s Workers Are Still Suffering.

As the nation’s busiest shopping day approaches, the economic pain endured by millions of low-income and unemployed Americans is growing.

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Generous Unemployment Benefits Lead to Better-Paying Jobs, Study Finds

A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that better unemployment insurance benefits help workers find jobs that are more suited to their education and experience.

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Minimum Wage Earners in 22 States Are Getting a Raise in the New Year

Meanwhile, the federal minimum wage hasn't increased since 2009.

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New bill would give small businesses tax credits for training workers

Employer-sponsored training fell 42% from 1996 to 2008; Iowa Democrat aims to reverse that trend.