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Displaced Worker Protection Laws: An Explainer

Published January 13th, 2014 -

In the last ten years, but particularly in the last two, states and localities have begun to enact displaced worker protection laws. These laws, which are currently on the books in ten cities, counties, and states, provide some temporary protection for the emp... More »

What Exactly Are Obamacare Navigators?

Published November 11th, 2013 -

As we’ve covered, the House of Representatives’ Education and the Workforce Committee has launched an investigation into Obamacare “navigators” to “ensure individuals’ privacy is protected and contact with an ObamaCare navigator d... More »

What's Going On With the Obamacare Exchanges?

Published October 21st, 2013 -

As we’ve covered, one of the biggest elements of Obamacare, the health insurance exchanges (also called marketplaces), launched on October 1st.  Since then, reports have emerged of higher than expected interest but also serious technical problems, partic... More »

Why Are Unions Mad About Obamacare?

Published September 12th, 2013 -

The AFL-CIO has been one of President Obama’s biggest supporters, so why are they mad about parts of his signature achievement? Yesterday, at the AFL-CIO quadrennial convention in Los Angeles, the union approved a resolution that, while reaffirming gener... More »