Republican Gains May Lead to Labor Pains

By Rebekah Mintzer, Law.com

The Republican Party was the big winner in the 2014 midterm elections, gaining solid majorities in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. It will be impossible to know for sure until the new congressional term how the dynamic of a Republican Congress and a Democratic president will work out practically, but it looks as though the political atmosphere will be at least a bit more challenging for labor supporters.

New ERA is a bill worth supporting

Colorado Springs Gazette

WHEN politicians come asking for your vote this fall, especially those seeking to serve or remain in Congress, ask them what they think of the ERA. It’s alive and well and gaining momentum.

The Real Minimum Wage Is Zero

By Fred Wszolek, The Blaze

The U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C. and the legislatures in many state capitals are debating whether to increase the minimum wage and, if so, by how much. The numbers are flying.