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August 17, 2019

On This Day in 1937
Congress passed the National Apprenticeship Act, establishing a national advisory committee to research and draft regulations establishing minimum standards for apprenticeship programs. It was later amended to permit the Labor Department to issue regulations protecting the health, safety and general welfare of apprentices, and to encourage the use of contracts in their hiring and employment.
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Yes, America is Rigged Against Workers
Posted On: Aug 06, 2019
Aug. 6, 2019 | LABOR | The United States is the only advanced industrial nation that doesn’t have national laws guaranteeing paid maternity leave. It is also the only advanced economy that doesn’t guarantee workers any vacation, paid or unpaid, and the only highly developed country (other than South Korea) that doesn’t guarantee paid sick days. In contrast, the European Union’s 28 nations guarantee workers at least four weeks’ paid vacation. Academics debate why American workers are in many ways worse off than their counterparts elsewhere, but there is overriding agreement on one reason… New York Times
 
 
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