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By Rebekah Wilce on October 29, 2014

As you stock up on candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters and prepare to inspect your children's candy haul, do you know where those treats were made, and by whom? Many candy brands are considered all-American favorites, but are they made in America?

By Brendan Fischer on October 08, 2014

A tactic used by the ALEC to evade state public records laws has popped up in Florida, prompting a lawsuit against the Orange County mayor for allegedly using an internet dropbox to dodge transparency surrounding the county's latest effort to thwart paid sick days.

By Mary Bottari on September 05, 2014

At Taco Bell peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant.

By Jonas Persson on September 04, 2014

When Governor Jerry Brown signs Assembly Bill 1522, California employees no longer have to face the excruciating dilemma: go to work sick or get fired?

By Ruth Conniff on September 02, 2014

Wisconsin workers face a lousy jobs picture this Labor Day, according to a new report by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy (COWS).

By Ruth Conniff on August 06, 2014

The Republican candidate for governor in Illinois is a billionaire who hid his assets in the Cayman Islands to avoid paying taxes and brags that he is part of the "0.01 percent."

By Brendan Fischer on July 30, 2014

The paid sick day movement continues gaining momentum, and ALEC and its allies like the 'other NRA' are trying to stop it

By Mary Bottari on July 17, 2014

Almost daily, Miley Cyrus can be seen in grocery store lines on the cover of entertainment magazines and gossip rags, but now Miley can be seen on a billboard denouncing higher wages.

By Mary Bottari on June 03, 2014

The Supreme Court is poised to decide is Harris v. Quinn, "the most important labor law case the court has considered in decades."

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