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Massachusetts Governor Trying To Eliminate Tech Industry Noncompetes
Noncompete clauses are very common in the tech industry and the governor of Massachusetts is now pushing to end them. Read more...
Racial inequality is alive and well. According to a new study, the wealth gap between African-American and white families has tripled in the past quarter century. Read more...
If anyone needs a break from the typical fare we're treated to on the bobblehead shows on Sundays, check out some of Chris Hayes show from this Saturday. It's rare that this kind of in depth and comprehensive discussion happens, even rarer where Read more...
The Fox & Friends hosts were so busy obsessing over cuts to "entitlements" and carping about spending that they neatly avoided talking about helping the middle class and boosting employment. Read more...
Damn, it looks like there are several of us that should expect pink slips from Amato.... The Iowa Supreme Court ruled on Friday that employers in the state can legally fire workers they find too attractive. In a unanimous decision, the Read more...

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The U.S. added 114,000 jobs in September, causing the unemployment rate to slip to 7.8 percent—a figure not seen since January 2009, when President Obama first took office. There were other unexpected nuggets of good news, too: numbers for Read more...
For anyone that did not read Jon Perr's post here from back in 2010, I'll just refer our readers back there for a detailed analysis of why what Chris Wallace was repeating here on Fox News Sunday about public sector workers being overpaid is Read more...
In December of last year, twelve union janitors were fired and replaced with nonunion janitors who make poverty wages and receive no affordable benefits. This greedy decision by Wangard Partners is bad for Milwaukee's economy. This is why Read more...
About 60 Occupiers are risking arrest to help keep a family in a home that is being taken by an unjust foreclosure. Unconfirmed reports that a SWAT team has been called to the site. Livestream is up! Read more...
The struggle that workers face at the NFI warehouses in Chino, Calif. A growing industry of temp agencies supplies -- and exploits -- workers that move the products sold by big box stores like Walmart. In sprawling warehouse areas in places Read more...