by Bryce Covert Posted on April 21, 2015
After Walmart abruptly closed five stores for plumbing issues, workers at one store alleged they're being retaliated against for labor organizing.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 20, 2015
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit against the Maryland Insurance Administration for paying women less than men for the same work since 2009.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 18, 2015
Joan Cheever has fed the city's homeless for 10 years and says it is a free expression of her religious beliefs.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 17, 2015
Eight states have laws that protect workers from abrupt schedule changes, but they're rarely enforced. New York's attorney general wants to change that.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 16, 2015
The bill would enshrine rights for the homeless such as the ability to lie down in public, accept food, and expect a certain level of privacy.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 15, 2015
The European Commission announced Wednesday the search engine giant would be charged for suppressing market competition, harming customers.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 15, 2015
House Republicans will vote to repeal the estate tax on Wednesday, which only applies to a tiny number of very wealthy people.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 14, 2015
Presumptive 2016 candidate Chris Christie (R-NJ) laid out a plan to cut Social Security benefits on Tuesday in New Hampshire, but critics note that it would not only harm future retirees but fail to close the program's funding gap.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 14, 2015
A new rule would require all investment advisers who help people with retirement to act as fiduciaries and avoid conflicts of interest.
The CEO of BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, thinks companies are too worried about the short term at the risk of economic growth.