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Are Illinois Taxpayers Being Shortchanged by Corporate Subsidies?

Chicago:  A new research series by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) has found that billions of dollars in state and local tax subsidies for corporations have yielded far fewer economic benefits than comparable investments in infrastructure and education.  Further, instead of being concentrated in distressed areas most in need of economic development, Illinois subsidies...
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Labor Department rescinds Obama-era guidance on joint-employers

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday rescinded Obama-era guidance that defines a "joint-employer." The informal guidance was similar to a 2015 National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling now being challenged in court, but impacted different laws. NLRB considers a company jointly liable for its contractors' compliance with the National Labor Relations Act, which gives employees the right...
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