March 2014 Legislative Update

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Obama Calls for Road Map to Citizenship

Labor shares it's thoughts on Obama's citizenship plan.

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A Rare Partnership

The US Chamber of Commerce and AFL-CIO on Immigration Reform.

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OSHA & Temp Employees

What will it take to give teeth to OSHA & security for temporary employees?

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Legislation From the Outside

Outside groups are worming their way into the hearts of our elected officials.

Alaska Lawmakers Pre-file Bills

Alaska's most experienced lawmakers got the jump on their colleagues Monday with the first release of pre-filed bills before the 28th Alaska Legislature convenes next week.

US Jobs Report

The U.S. economy added 155,000 jobs in December, and the unemployment rate is now 7.8 percent, the Labor Department announced Friday.

Minimum Wage to Raise in 10 States

Good news for 1 million low-wage workers: In 2013, 10 states will see a bump in the minimum wage.

Dave Jamieson at the Huffington Post writes in "Minimum Wage Increase Hits 10 States, Boosting Pay For An Estimated One Million Workers":

Capitol Hill Action Fights Calls to Cuts

Amid reports that negotiations over the so-called “fiscal cliff” include possible cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other vital lifelines that families count on, worker activists are rallying on Capitol Hill today.

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