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The Senate immigration bill will be good for the U.S. economy as a whole, but for individual workers the picture is not as good — in fact, unemployment will rise slightly and average wages will drop over the next decade, according to the Congressional Budget Office's analysis Monday.
One senator says the Internal Revenue Service is set to pay $70 million in bonuses for employees, over the objections of a White House mandate for all agencies to cancel discretionary spending — specifically, bonuses — due to looming automatic budget cuts.
President Obama's signature health law is called the Affordable Care Act. In an ironic twist, though, it may prove prohibitively expensive for many low-income Americans.
Enroll America, the nonprofit that is leading the charge in promoting President Obama's health care law, announced on Tuesday it has launched a nationwide campaign to help the uninsured learn about benefits and subsidies that take effect next year.
The recent revelations concerning IRS abuses of power are somewhat petty compared with some things they have done in the past, such as the theft of private employee-retirement benefits. This can happen whenever the IRS approves changes to private retirement plans that eliminate vested benefits earned by the employees of government contractors.
Last month, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a bill that designates home-based child care and personal care providers, many of whom are self-employed business owners, as state workers solely for the purpose of forcing them into union ranks.
This month marks the 70th anniversary of the Current Tax Payment Act, which introduced withholding of federal income taxes from employee paychecks. Arguably, it was one of the most important pieces of tax legislation in American history because it provided Washington with a steady stream of money to spend.
More than a dozen 7-Eleven convenience stores in New York and Virginia were raided Monday by federal agents as part of a nationwide investigation into illegal immigration.
President Obama's health care reform is prompting employers to hire more part-time and temporary workers to escape paying benefits under a mandate that goes into effect next year, amplifying a trend toward transient employment that took hold during the recession, according to a growing number of economic indicators.
The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D'Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.
Roger Penske refuted Brad Keselowski's claim that some of their employees were poached by other NASCAR teams.
Unpaid internships have long been a path of opportunity for students and recent grads looking to get a foot in the door in the entertainment, publishing and other prominent industries, even if it takes a generous subsidy from Mom and Dad.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel had some harsh words of wisdom for the eurozone's 3.6 million unemployed youth: Relocate to where the jobs are.
House Republicans took another swing at the Obama administration Thursday, introducing two bills that would combat union activism on the part of the National Labor Relations Board.
As the Internal Revenue Service scandal continues to widen, it is becoming increasingly clear that some groups with left-leaning agendas were given preferential treatment. Case in point: The Restaurant Opportunities Center, a labor union front group masquerading as a nonprofit, which routinely ignores IRS reporting requirements without facing any consequences for it.