Thomas Perez

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Name: Thomas Perez
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 3 reports

Nine alums to receive honorary degrees

In honor of Brown’s 250th anniversary celebration, all nine honorary degree recipients at the May 25 Commencement ceremony will be alums, the University announced Thursday. The honorees come from a diverse range of fields and include authors, scientists ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

GOP Obama pay hikes for federal contractors threaten closure of military base facilities

Fox News Tuesday 15th April, 2014REUTERS House Republicans say three separate Obama administration moves to increase the pay of federal contractors threaten to close such military-base support services as fast-food restaurants, gyms and day-care centers ... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘CW extension already decided’

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez has already decided on the request to extend the program that allows the CNMI’s continued direct access to some 10,000 foreign workers beyond 2014 so it’s only a matter of time to make that decision public, Delegate Gregorio ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Federal workforce pay gap shrinks, OPM says

The gender pay gap in the federal workforce shrunk by almost 20 percentage points since 1992. The continuing gap comes from women being concentrated in lower paying jobs, an April 11 Office of Personnel Management report says.The report says the gender ... [Published Fierce Government - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

States feel economic pinch from vanished jobless aid: Monday Morning Coffee

Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers.Five billion dollars of aid has been lost as of April 5, including at least $100 million for 13 states, according to an analysis of U.S. Department of Labor data from the  National Employment Law Project , a group that ... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

With stalemate in D.C., White House pushes jobless benefits in Michigan

Anybody's who's out of work in Michigan knows they can't get an unemployment check for as long as they used to.Ever since the federal government stopped offering emergency benefits extensions at the end of last year, Michiganders can get just 20 weeks ... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Just Saying: Politicians not worker friendly

Big government is bad.You hear that a lot from conservatives, usually as they’re speaking on one of the federally mandated free-broadcast networks or being quoted in news stories delivered by the big government-created Internet. But really, they say, ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

‘Case Closed’ on Farm Inspection Policy Withdrawn by OSHA, Perez Tells Hearing

April 9 --The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's cancelled policy on inspecting small farms continued to draw fire from Republican lawmakers when Labor Secretary Thomas Perez testified April 9 before a Senate appropriations panel.The Labor ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Labor Secretary Says U.S. Needs to Stop Getting Our Butts Kicked by Other Countries in Workforce Investment

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez offered a blunt assessment of the challenges facing the United States over the coming decades in order for the country to develop the kind of skilled, flexible workforce ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 2 reports

Thomas Perez: 'Live in my world and you'll see what a difference we can make'

From Medicare to the Affordable Care Act, the opposition message has stayed the same: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez holds up a classic of Republican health care messaging, "Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine."Any discussion with an administration ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 5 reports

Ellison calls for action to halt wage theft

Democratic Congressman Rep. Keith Ellison is urging the U.S. Labor Department to step up enforcement against wage theft.Ellison and two Democratic colleagues wrote to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez this week, asking him to do more to address complaints ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to Keynote The Next America: Points of Leverage

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Educating young minorities is critical for the United States to remain globally competitive, but in an era of tight public budgets, when and how should the nation invest in its students and new workers for the greatest retur ... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Apr 03 2014]

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Nine alums to receive honorary degrees [Published Brown Daily Herald - 15 hours ago]
Nine Brown alumni to receive honorary degrees [Published Brown University - 22 hours ago]
News | NEW: Brown to Recognize 9 Alumni with Ho... [Published GoLocalProv - Apr 18 2014]
OSHA Update: Aggressive OSHA Enforcement and "O... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
Obama requests increased OFCCP funding in FY 20... [Published Lexology - Apr 17 2014]
Reform in Reverse [Published Stranger - Apr 17 2014]
U.S. Conference of Mayors Convenes Winter Meeti... [Published Underground Infrastructure Management - Apr 15 2014]
GOP Obama pay hikes for federal contractors thr... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 15 2014]
‘CW extension already decided’ [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 15 2014]
Molchany meets with President Obama on jobs, pa... [Published Upper St. Clair Patch - Apr 15 2014]
GOP: Obama pay hikes for federal contractors th... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 15 2014]
Obama Orders No Reprisal for Disclosing Pay, Di... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Apr 14 2014]
DOL Concedes Congress’s Intent That Tricare Pro... [Published Husch Blackwell LLP - Apr 14 2014]
Did March mark a tipping point in fiduciary rul... [Published LifeHealthPro - Apr 14 2014]
Federal workforce pay gap shrinks, OPM says [Published Fierce Government - Apr 14 2014]
Making a Difference on Overtime Regs [Published Human Resources Executive - Apr 14 2014]
States feel economic pinch from vanished jobles... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 14 2014]
With stalemate in D.C., White House pushes jobl... [Published Michigan Public Radio - Apr 14 2014]
CW, E2C, asylum exemption bill up for US Senate... [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
10,997 workers get initial CW1 permits since 2011 [Published Saipan Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Just Saying: Politicians not worker friendly [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Apr 13 2014]
Grieving father: ‘Good will prevail’ [Published Albuquerque Journal - Apr 12 2014]
OSHA Wins SeaWorld Case [Published Occupational Health & Safety - Apr 12 2014]
JONES WORKS TO STOP CLOSURE OF MILITARY FAST FO... [Published Congressman Walter B. Jones - Apr 11 2014]
Kathleen Sebelius has spent 1,809 days in Presi... [Published Washington Post - Apr 11 2014]
Uncle Sam Has Shrunk the Gender Pay Gap Over th... [Published Government Executive - Apr 11 2014]
Buffalo Was Once a Model for Integration. Now t... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Apr 11 2014]
The Perils of Investing Only in the 'Winners' [Published National Journal - Apr 11 2014]
Wilson Leads Letter to Department of Labor Rega... [Published Congressman Joe Wilson - Apr 11 2014]
Feds must take action for county’s ignoring min... [Published Wave Newspapers - Apr 11 2014]
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U.S. Labor Secretary on putting people back to ... [Published FOX Business - Video - Apr 09 2014]
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez weighs in on the jobs market. ...
Why extending unemployment benefits could be a ... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 08 2014]
State officials are warning that the bipartisan bill to reinstate federal benefits for the long-term unemployed that passed the Senate on Monday could be a logistical nightmare to implement and could expose the government to extensive fraud. The ...
Midday open thread: Clueless would-be invaders,... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 07 2014]
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is Science Stuff : These are the Sunday essays you missed: White hoods, dunce caps and Paul Ryan , by Jon Perr Charles Koch whines as the Harry Reid Kochtopia pushback begins , by Egberto Willies Democrats must run ...
Workers on the Edge [Published TAPPED - Apr 07 2014]
One of the most significant contributing causes of the widening inequality and insecurity in the American workforce is the accelerating shift to what economists call contingent employment. That means any form of employment that is not a standard payroll ...
Thomas Perez: 'Live in my world and you'll see ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 07 2014]
From Medicare to the Affordable Care Act, the opposition message has stayed the same: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez holds up a classic of Republican health care messaging, "Ronald Reagan Speaks Out Against Socialized Medicine." Any discussion with an ...
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USW Lauds Senate Confirmation of Thomas Perez a... [Published PR Newswire - Jul 18 2013]
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