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A US workplace civil war that's at a tipping point

The US is split over right-to-work laws-literally. Exactly half of the 50 states are now right-to-work states, and the next will tip the balance.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Scott Cohn
AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal

PORTLAND, Ore.- The head of the largest U.S. trade union federation said Monday that a bad deal is worse than no deal, and he urged Congress not to support fast-track legislation that would let President Barack Obama present Congress with proposed trade agreements that lawmakers can ratify or reject, but not amend. Trumka spoke Monday at a news conference about 10...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press
CNBC Explains: CEO compensation

The average corporate CEO makes 373 times the average worker. Here is a look at how CEO pay is structured and why it's rising.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Tim Mullaney, special to CNBC.com
For the highest-paid CEOs, the party goes on

The New York Times reports in its Equilar ranking that executive pay is at its highest since it started keeping track in 2006, NYT reports.
Source: The New York Times | By: David Gelles
What US manufacturing needs to succeed

Here's what needs to happen to create an environment to help manufacturing succeed, says PPG executive Bryan Iams.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Bryan Iams, vice president at PPG Industries
The enemy of my enemy? GOP baits Left vs. Clinton

America Rising has sent out a steady stream of posts on social media attacking Hillary Clinton, some of them specifically designed for liberals.
Source: The New York Times | By: By Ashley Parker and Nick Corasaniti
How bad are we at buying health insurance? Very

Several new studies reveal that people's knowledge of health insurance and its costs remains low, which can lead to higher costs for them.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Dan Mangan
Obama faces much bigger trade fight in the House

In the House, an odd coalition of tea party Republicans and liberal Democrats could block Obama's efforts on trade, Politico's Ben White says.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Ben White
CEO salaries: Mind the gap  

A new study finds the average CEO of a S&P 500 company makes $13.5 million a year. Center for American Progress Economic Policy Managing Director David Madland & American Enterprise Institute DeWitt Wallace Fellow Jim Pethokoukis debate whether CEOs are over-compensated.
Source: CNBC.com
Facebook enters the minimum wage fight

Facebook unveiled new standards for contracted workers at its vendors including a $15 minimum wage and paid time off.
Source: CNBC.com | By: Kate Rogers