by Bryce Covert Posted on October 1, 2014
Unlike most American workers, either in the public or private workforce, DC city workers can now take paid time off for a new baby.
by Bryce Covert, Dylan Petrohilos Posted on September 30, 2014 Updated: September 30, 2014
Very few workers get paid leave benefits at work, and those who do are getting fewer days off.
by Bryce Covert Posted on September 30, 2014 Updated: September 30, 2014
Between 1943 and 1946, the country had a universal child care system that left lasting impacts.
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by Alan Pyke Posted on September 30, 2014
International tax law allows creative accounting gimmicks that protect stock owners from taxes on their gains and make billions for banks.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on September 29, 2014
The university's namesake, Brigham Young, had a beard.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 29, 2014 Updated: September 29, 2014
Detroit has no obligation to help its poorest residents afford clean running water, according to a federal bankruptcy judge.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 29, 2014
Apple's notorious (and legal) tax avoidance strategy in Ireland may come to a grinding halt this week when European investigators reveal their findings.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 28, 2014 Updated: October 1, 2014
New audio tapes raise questions about whether the Fed's regulators are too cozy with bankers, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) wants an investigation.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 27, 2014
As Clinton welcomes her new daughter Charlotte into the world, she will have access to at least three things that all women deserve to have, but that many don't.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 26, 2014
Military families are ostensibly protected from lending scams by the Military Lending Act of 2006, but loopholes have left them vulnerable for years.