WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency that protects the rights of private sector workers. The five-member body primarily acts as a quasi-judicial body to decide cases on the basis of formal records in administrative proceedings.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Center for Economic and Policy Research Co-Directors Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot welcomed the Federal Reserve’s move this week to reduce emergency dollar borrowing costs for European banks.
Sen. Scott Brown’s campaign and his political action committee are hustling for millions of dollars from K Street lobbyists and Wall Street interests to keep the Massachusetts seat of iconic Democrat Edward M. Kennedy in Republican hands.
The Federal Election Commission deadlocked Thursday on whether wheel-heeled Super PACs can coordinate advertising with candidates.
The Obama Administration is disputing claims by two Republican senators that Michael Jackson’s physician mistakenly remained eligible to bill Medicare long after being convicted for his role in the singer’s 2009 death. But the lawmakers aren’t backing down.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in November as the economy added 120,000 jobs, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. However, there are still 13.3 million unemployed workers.
From The Center for Public Integrity: There are 41 federal judges in the Southern District of New York, the jurisdiction where the Securities and Exchange Commission sued Citigroup for knowingly selling toxic mortgage securities to clients.
From The Center for Public Integrity: Worries about fires, explosions and chemical releases prompted the federal agency in charge of workplace safety on Wednesday to expand a special inspection program focusing on the nation’s chemical plants. Regulators believe the industry is particularly vulnerable to such hazards, meriting the closer attention.
From The Center for Public Integrity: The Obama Administration will be making some important decisions over the coming weeks that will determine to a large extent whether consumers or health insurers will be the biggest beneficiaries of health care reform.
From The Center for Public Integrity: Michael Jackson’s private physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, was sentenced to four years in jail Tuesday for his role in the singer’s 2009 death, but so far he hasn’t been pushed out of the Medicare program.