The reform is one of the most consequential of his whole tenure.
The Labor Department announced Tuesday that it completed one of the most ambitious economic reforms of the Obama era, finalizing a new rule that will extend overtime protections to millions of additional workers.
The administration will accomplish that by raising what’s known as the overtime salary threshold. Nearly all workers earning salaries beneath that threshold are entitled to time-and-a-half pay whenever they work more than...Read more
Jeb Bush shamed Donald Trump on Tuesday over his controversial taco-bowl tweet from early May.
"What Trump did was so insensitive," Bush told NRCHandelsblad, a Dutch news agency, in one of his first interviews since leaving the presidential race in February.
"First, not all Hispanics are Mexican," he added, according to a translationprovided to The Huffington Post. "Secondly, not all Hispanics eat tacos. Thirdly, showing your sensitivity by eating an American dish is the most insensitive thing you...Read more
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Donald Trump may think Planned Parenthood does “good work,” but its members have few nice things to say about the presumptive GOP frontrunner in return. “Asshole,” “racist,” “chauvinist,” “dangerous,” “unqualified” and “pendejo“ were all words Planned Parenthood volunteers used when asked to share their thoughts about Trump. One woman said she thought a fart noise would be more appropriate than an actual word.
Nearly 1,000 of Planned Parenthood’s most active volunteers gathered in...Read more
In life, there are few things more important than landing that dream job. Whether it is your first job as a teenager, your first professional opportunity after college or a move up the corporate ladder, unfortunately there are few chances for interview “do overs”.
Our team at HispanicAmericans.com has observed and heard many very qualified applicants who blew their one and only chance to get that highly sought after job. After many discussions with them, we...Read more
The same day immigration activists protested Donald Trump on Capitol Hill, news broke that the Democratic administration plans deportations of Central Americans with final deportation orders.
The arrests and deportations are planned for this month and next, Reuters reported Thursday.
That news came a few hours after activists had held boisterous protests outside meetings between Trump and Republican members of the House and Senate and party leader Reince Priebus.
Activists also spent part of the day delivering taco...Read more
They stand upon the divide between the political party they have seen as the one where they truly belong, and their ethnic community.
Over the years, they have played mediator, trying to bring Republicans and Latinos closer together, trying to dispel the perception that each group has of the other.
But in the Donald Trump election year, they see their mission as Sisyphean, one that calls for them to support the party whose standard-bearer is perceived by...Read more
So far in this campaign season, Americans have heard about building a wall on the Southern border, banning Muslims from America, changing foreign policy strategy in the Middle East, stopping illegal immigration—and how big Donald Trump’s hands are. Yet they haven’t heard much serious discussion about meaningful entitlement reform. It may not bet be the most exciting topic, but it’s on a short list of the most important.
The United States spent $888 billion on Social...Read more
Panama has closed its border to Cuban immigrants trying to make their way north to the United States and once again is flying Cubans who already made it to the country to the Mexico-U.S. border.
President Juan Carlos Varela said Monday he had agreed with his Mexican counterpart to fly 3,800 Cubans already stranded for weeks while trying to get to the U.S.
Varela says it was a difficult decision, but necessary because Nicaragua closed its border...Read more