"Americans deserve better than mean-spirited, self-serving politicians."
Overturning a cutback the GOP Bush Administration instituted a decade ago, Obama announced a new overtime pay rule on June 30.
The legislation cuts employment and training funds, job services, job safety and health funding, kills health care quality evaluation and ACA funding of prevention programs.
Unions representing workers at the FAA are criticizing a House Republican proposal to spin off the administration.
The Republican Party, supporting Social Security cuts and attacks on pensions, has declared war on retirees.
Steelworkers are known for their political savvy and impressive organizing around political and economic issues.
Members of federal workers and postal employee unions mobilized against Republican budget schemes that would - again - cut their pay.
"Today marks the first time in West Virginia history that our state officially reduced safety standards for coal miners."
"The board remains committed to the critical work of this agency and fully carrying out the law."
The national decline in union membership and soaring wage inequity are inescapable twin realities that make absurd the blaming of unions for fiscal problems.