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Texas Judge Wrongly Takes Away Overtime From Millions of Workers

In a shocking and wrongly-decided opinion, a U.S. district court judge in the Eastern District of Texas has taken away overtime protection from millions of American workers. The Labor Department, labor movement and its allies denounced the decision and pledge to restore overtime protections.

Wage Theft Against Immigrants Threatens All Working People

This country holds sacrosanct the principle that regardless of who you are, or where you come from, your hard work will be rewarded.

For day laborers in America, at least half of whom report experiencing wage theft during their work here, this ideal rings hollow. It is no longer enough to merely have abstract principles, but for a country so expansive and so diverse, there must be mechanisms in place to ensure these principles are followed through.

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