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Do corporations and unions face the same rules for political spending?

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June 18, 2014

Our latest report shows the effect that a Good Jobs Executive Policy will have on the lives of over 8 million Americans employed in...

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As coverage of the Child Allowance idea picks up (I, II), I am finding commentators here and there who do not appear to appreciate the fact that, in most meaningful respects, the Child Allowance is...
July 23, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
As fourth anniversary of the enactment of the Dodd Frank financial reform legislation passes, we are once again revisiting whether “too-big-to-fail” is in our past. The perennial discussion has...
July 22, 2014 | Wallace Turbeville
Last September, the Department of Labor announced they were extending minimum wage and overtime protections to the nation’s nearly 2 million home care workers, who were previously excluded from these...
July 22, 2014 | Robert Hiltonsmith
A child allowance program provides a monthly check to parents for each kid that they are raising. Previously, I estimated the poverty reductions that would result from implementing a child allowance...
July 21, 2014 | Matt Bruenig


Corporations and unions face very different rules and requirements for their political spending. Labor unions must publicly disclose their political spending and, in some instances, face restrictions...
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Mary Ziegler, Director Division of Regulations Legislation, and Interpretation Wage and Hour Division U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3510 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 Re:...
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