Alexa Kissinger

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Today’s News & Commentary — July 28, 2016

Published July 28th, 2016 -

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released an outline of proposed regulations aimed at strengthening debt collection rules. The first effort to significantly govern debt collection in 40 years, the outlined proposal provides the first public glimpse of ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 14, 2016

Published July 14th, 2016 -

Employers will now have more time to comply with two separate EEOC regulations.  The agency announced employers will have three extra months before it begins enforcing the anti-retaliation provisions of its injury and illness reporting rule, and six extra mont... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 13, 2016

Published July 13th, 2016 -

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS report), showing that the number of available job openings in May dropped to a five-month low of 5.5 million. The report specifically tracks job openings, hires, and sepa... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 16, 2016

Published June 16th, 2016 -

According to U.S. News & World Report, the AFL-CIO’s general board, which represents more than 12 million active and retired workers, has voted to endorse Secretary Hillary Clinton over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. The move had widely been expected s... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 2, 2016

Published June 2nd, 2016 -

President Obama returned to Elkhart, Indiana, a town of about 50,000 near South Bend, and the site of his first major domestic trip as president in 2009.  At the time of his first visit, the county’s unemployment rate had soared to almost 20%, and the Administ... More »

The Supreme Court Vacancy and Labor: Paul Watford

Published March 9th, 2016 -

This post is part of an ongoing series on the labor decisions and positions of some of the likely potential picks to replace Justice Scalia on the Supreme Court. Paul Watford has been a judge on the 9th Circuit since his nomination by President Obama in 2012. ... More »

So How Much Do You Get Paid?

Published February 23rd, 2016 -

Money, sex, religion, and politics.  We all know these topics are taboo at the dinner table.  However, not discussing one of these in the work place might be costing us ­– especially women ­– more than we realize. Federal law has prohibited pay discrimination ... More »