Trump Is Making Child Labor Great Again

The Trump administration wants to roll back decades-old protections for America’s youngest workers by allowing teens to toil for longer hours under some of the nation’s most hazardous workplace conditions, a new report said Tuesday. The Department of Labor will propose relaxing current rules—known as…

Rumored Senate budget deal would boost military spending, leave DACA recipients dangling

Last month, Senate Democrats shut down the government in an effort to secure protections for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. That’s looking less likely this month, as lawmakers eye a budget deal averting a shutdown…

Trump puts public, workers at risk as he tries again to eliminate nation’s chemical safety agency

As part of his administration’s rollback of key safety and environmental protections, President Donald Trump wants to eliminate the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, a federal agency with a strong record of improving public safety. The proposed gutting of the agency comes as the Trump administration seeks…

Senate GOP will vote on 20 week abortion ban as shutdown looms

In the midst of an unresolved dispute over funding the federal government and insuring protections for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants, Senate Republicans plan to vote on a 20 week abortion ban next week, re-opening a debate on the legal medical procedure at…

Homeland Security ends deportation protection for 200,000 Salvadorans

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has terminated temporary legal protections for roughly 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants, many of whom have lived in the United States since a pair of earthquakes devastated El Salvador in 2001. The Trump administration will end the Temporary Protected Status (TPS)…

Tracking the Cost of Trump’s Overtime Pay Cut – Center for American Progress

President Donald Trump has abandoned overtime protections for millions of Americans. This tracker shows just how much it has already cost workers in the nation and in each state. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: