Lisa Rein

Washington Post

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Reporter who covers the federal government for the Washington Post

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In his latest book, “   Economic Dignity   ,” former White House advisor Gene Sperling lays out the case for the dignity of work.

Gene Sperling on economic dignity and wage gap for frontline workers

In his latest book, “ Economic Dignity ,” former White House advisor Gene Sperling lays out the case for the dignity of work.

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Acknowledging that its request is "extraordinary, the US Postal Service has told Congress that " we will be insolvent next month ,” and need to break labor agreements and get out of…

Postal Service Threatened with Drastic Cuts in Jobs, Benefits

Acknowledging that its request is "extraordinary, the US Postal Service has told Congress that " we will be insolvent next month ,” and need to break labor agreements and get out of…

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