The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) announced a new policy directive which focused on protecting religious freedom.
The Trump Administration released a federal government reorganization plan that includes a merger of the Education and Labor Departments, as well as, other streamlining proposals.
Jason Schultz: The (Un)Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, has wreaked havoc on our health care and health insurance industries. Policies disappeared, carriers pulled out of Iowa, and government meddling has caused policies to be much more expensive and yet, provide less coverage.
The Trump Administration took steps to protect religious liberty through conscience protection from the HHS contraceptives mandate and new DOJ guidance.
Shane Vander Hart: President Barack Obama will allow boys in girls’ locker rooms at school, force hospitals to provide abortions, and change who gets overtime by rule, not law.
We had a rebound! Well not the type of rebound that President Obama would probably like to see. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits. CNBC reports: Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted 386,000, the Labor Department said on Thursday. The prior week’s figure was revised up […]
By Congressman Tom Latham (R-IA) America’s family farms won a great victory over misguided government regulation last week when the U.S. Department of Labor abandoned plans to pursue mindless regulations that would have kept farm youth from working on farms owned by their own families. The labor proposal would have upended Iowa’s great family farm […]
The U.S. Department of Labor withdrew the regulation that would have prevented farm kids from doing their daily chores due to an intense public outcry. Iowa being a major agricultural state with countless family farms who depend on having everyone in the family pitch in would have been negatively impacted by such a regulation. I […]
When it comes to light that corporations such as Google, Apple, and Microsoft are collecting personal data, Americans rightly raise Cain. But who notices when government does the same thing? The federal government is in the process of linking various databases of very personal information from a wide range of state and federal agencies. It […]