Posts Tagged ‘Rand Paul’

Jul
2015
16

Clinton Highlights Lack of Workplace Protections In the On-Demand Economy, Rand Paul Goes Nuts

Clinton Highlights Lack of Workplace Protections In the On-Demand Economy, Rand Paul Goes Nuts
  In a speech on Monday at the New School in Manhattan, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted the on-demand economy, arguing that despite great innovation, many companies reliant on this new type of labor are repressing middle-class wage growth.¬† The speech was viewed as a direct shot at Uber, which has faced a series of [&hellip...
Apr
2014
2

Sen. Rand Paul Says Caterpillar “Deserves an Award” for Dodging $2.4B in Taxes

Sen. Rand Paul Says Caterpillar
  Testifying before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, representatives of Caterpillar, Inc. answered questions pertaining to a report that suggests the industrial giant has dodged $2.4 billion in taxes over the past decade. ¬†Amazingly, the investigation’s discoveries split the subcommittee along partisan lines....
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Aug
2013
7

Paul, Coburn Pursuing Extremist Law That Could Handicap Workplace Protections

Paul, Coburn Pursuing Extremist Law That Could Handicap Workplace Protections
  A new bill being proposed by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) would make it virtually impossible for Congress to create any new laws that seek to improve workplace conditions. 36 Senators, over three-qaurters of the Senate Republican Caucus, have signed onto the Enumerated Powers Act of 2013. It would harken [&hellip...
Jan
2013
2

Want to Know Which GOP Lawmakers Tried to Destroy Construction Wages Over Christmas?

Want to Know Which GOP Lawmakers Tried to Destroy Construction Wages Over Christmas?
While the bulk of us were soaking up the family vibes and licking our anti-worker wounds from a hard-fought 2012 go of it, a select group of lawmakers were doubling down on efforts to undermine the middle class. Did I say select group? I meant Republicans. See, on December 28th, the Senate — led by [&hellip...