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March 06, 2014
New Report Confirms Connecticut Business Owners’ Positive Experience with Nation’s 1st Paid Sick Days Law
Almost 3 years after Connecticut became the first state to sign into law paid sick days legislation, a new report, “Good for Business? Connecticut’s Paid Leave Law,” demonstrates that the law had little or no negative impact on businesses in the state.
March 04, 2014
Statement on the Report of the Society of Actuaries Blue Ribbon Panel on Pension Funding
Economist Dean Baker, a co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), issued the following statement on the Society of Actuaries Blue Ribbon Panel on Pension Funding
February 25, 2014
OAS Insider Reveals Details of Illegal Foreign Intervention Against Haitian Democracy
In 2010, a secret “core group” of foreign dignitaries sought to force the president of Haiti out of office in a coup. They also engineered an intervention in Haiti’s presidential elections that year that ensured that the governing party’s candidate would not proceed to a runoff. These are the revelations being made by the Organization of American States’ (OAS) Special Representative to Haiti at the time, Ricardo Seitenfus. In an exclusive interview published by Dissent Magazine, Seitenfus – who was present at some of these meetings - describes these and other bombshells detailed in his new book being published in his native Brazil, titled International Crossroads and Failures in Haiti.
February 13, 2014
New CEPR Project highlights cycle of excessive pay for CEOs and directors
Director Watch, a new project from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), sheds light on the performance of companies that directors help oversee and the paychecks they and their CEOs collect.
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