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The Real Right-Wing Revolution Is Happening at the State Level

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute finds broad collusion among business groups and state-level Republican Party officials to shrink private-sector labor costs—and undercut working America. The issues include finagling laws to give high schoolers more work hours and lower wages and radically expanding the Tennessee labor bureaucracy tightening access to unemployment payments.

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Do As We Say, Congress Says, Before Doing What It Wants

Did you know Congress is exempt from portions of a number of federal laws, including provisions that protect workers in the private sector but don’t apply to the legislative branch’s approximately 30,000 employees? Here’s a look at some of the measures Congress exempts itself from.

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