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NewsFlash: June 4, 2008

Bush budget puts the squeeze on worker protections

 
The Bush administration proposes to spend almost 100 times more for the agency that regulates labor unions than for the agency that regulates employers and enforces worker protections like child labor laws, overtime, and the Family and Medical Leave Act.  Today’s Snapshot, by EPI vice president Ross Eisenbrey, illustrates the lopsided, pro-business tilt at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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