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Noam Scheiber

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Noam Scheiber is a labor and workplace reporter for New York Times and the author of The Escape Artists: How Obama's Team Fumbled the Recovery. He is a former senior editor for the New Republic.

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Lonzo Ball (UCLA) celebrates with his father LaVar Ball after being introduced as the number two overall pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at…

Sports parents: Balling out of control?

Lonzo Ball (UCLA) celebrates with his father LaVar Ball after being introduced as the number two overall pick to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft at…

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Yesterday, the  National Labor Relations Board  overturned a 12-year old ruling that graduate teaching assistants are not employees but students advancing their own education.

Grad students get the right to unionize at private universities

Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board overturned a 12-year old ruling that graduate teaching assistants are not employees but students advancing their own education.

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Four million American workers may now be entitled to something they've never had before:  pay for overtime  if they make less than $47,500 a year. The previous cut-off was $23,660.

Will Obama's New Overtime Rules Backfire on Workers?

Four million American workers may now be entitled to something they've never had before: pay for overtime if they make less than $47,500 a year. The previous cut-off was $23,660.

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President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address, which the White House says will outline a "policy agenda both parties can rally behind."