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    Economics of Pay Equality

    Ariane Hegewisch and Peter Morici talked about the economic arguments both for and against pay equailty.

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the steps his administration had taken to help ensure that equal pay was received for equal work to expand opportunity and…

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    Democratic Women Senators on Pay Equity

    Senate Democrats, mainly women, spoke on the Senate floor about the pay equity bill.

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    Fair Equity Order-Signing Ceremony

    President Obama marked Equal Pay Day at the White House by signing an executive order seeking to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women. Before signing, he told the…

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    Republican Senators on Compensatory Time

    Republicans Senators called on the Senate to take up an amendment allowing non-exempt workers to take compensatory time instead of overtime pay for working overtime. They argued this…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. He disputed a report saying women at the White House get paid less than their male counterparts, stating…

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    House Debate on Full-Time Worker Hours in the Affordable Care Act

    The House debated H.R. 2575, a bill that would change a provision in the health care law defining a full-time employee from one who averages 30 hours per week to one who averages 40 hours.

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    Analysis of the Earnings Gap Between Women and Men

    Heidi Hartmann discussed the findings of a report, The Gender Wage Gap: 2013; Differences by Race and Ethnicity, No Growth in Real Wages for Women, published that month by the Institute for…

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    President Obama on Women and the Economy

    President Obama made remarks on improving economic opportunity for women and working families. He stressed equal pay for equal work, raising the minimum wage, and the Affordable Care…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the topic: White House Moves to Expand Overtime Eligibility. A video clip was shown of President Obama’s announcement on March…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama talked about strengthening overtime pay protections by modernizing the nation’s overtime rules.

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    Overtime Pay Executive Order

    President Obama made remarks before signing an executive order that directs the Labor Department to recommend rules governing overtime pay.

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    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Former Employees Panel

    Whistleblowers who were fired after reporting nuclear safety issues at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant in Washington state told their personal stories to the chair and ranking member of a…

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    Whistleblowers and Hanford Nuclear Site, Managers Panel

    Energy Department officials and executives from URS Corporation and Bechtel National testified at a hearing assessing the safety concerns and recent reports of whistleblower retaliation at…

    578 views
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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Martha Roby (R-AL), and Fred Upton (R-MI) delivered the weekly Republican address. They talked about areas of bipartisan…

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    Jobs Skills Initiatives

    Staff members from the Labor, Commerce, and Education Departments spoke to mayors at a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' Committee on Jobs, Education and the Workforce chaired by…

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    Best Places to Work in Federal Government

    Max Stier talked about the 2013 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government survey released by his Partnership for Public Service group. The survey ranked federal employees views on…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. The Senate was to take a procedural vote on the bill later in the day.

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    House Debate on Pay for Essential Federal Employees

    Members of the House debated H.J.Res. 89, Federal Pay for Excepted Employees, which would guarantee on-time pay for excepted federal employees who were working during the government…

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    Affordable Care Act Employer Mandate

    Mark Iwry testified on the Obama Administration’s decision to move the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate deadline from 2014 to 2015 and the legal justification for the…

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