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June 27, 2019

On This Day in 1894
The American Railway Union launched a boycott of all trains carrying Pullman cars, turning the Pullman strike into a national strike which was eventually crushed by federal troops and by lack of support from the more conservative American Federation of Labor. Strike leader Eugene V. Debs was imprisoned and many workers were blacklisted for their involvement. .
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Unions File Lawsuits as IRS, Other Federal Employees Ordered Back to Work Without Pay
Updated On: Jan 09, 2019
Jan. 9, 2018 | WAGES | The IRS has announced that employees will open tax season on time—and issue tax refunds—despite a government shutdown. But don’t plan on spending those tax refund dollars just yet: The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU) filed a lawsuit alleging the administration is violating the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by requiring federal employees to work without pay during the partial government shutdown...The lawsuit alleges that the FLSA guarantees on-time payment of any minimum wage and overtime wages earned for covered employees. If wages are earned, but not paid out, on the employee’s corresponding regularly scheduled payday, the FLSA has been violated... Forbes
 
 
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