by | Mar 16, 2018

The Trump Labor Department is considering eliminating a rule change that the Obama administration made in 2011 related to tips for restaurant workers. Based on the reaction to the proposed change, you’d think that Trump’s administration was trying to legalize…

by | Feb 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC—President Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder, is withdrawing his name for consideration one day before Senate confirmation hearings were due to begin. “After careful consideration and discussions with my family, I am withdrawing my nomination…

by | Feb 14, 2017

On Monday, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the union behind the multi-million dollar push to raise the minimum wage to $15 and unionize the fast-food industry, protested President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew Puzder. As CEO of…

by | Dec 6, 2016

While the Democrats, progressives (do I repeat myself?), and various #NeverTrump types rend garments over each rumor about the new administration, it’s fun to dig into the weeds and see what’s most promising for the less hysterical among us. If…

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