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READ: How Native American Communities Are Faring Under the Trump Administration

From the border wall to land rights, an op-ed from Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez explores the president’s policies for indigenous people.

4.2 Million Salaried Workers Will Soon Be Eligible For Overtime Pay

“The Overtime Rule” means people who make less than $47,476/year will be able to cash-in when they exceed a 40-hour workweek.

Obama's New Labor Nominee Gave Him a Long Thank You en Español

Perez, 51, the son of Dominican immigrants thanked the president in Spanish and English early in his address.

AFL-CIO Praises Obama's Perez Pick

President Obama announced Monday that he would nominate Thomas E. Perez, who heads the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, to be the next secretary of labor.

Obama's Labor Department Nod is Very, Very Good News

For progressives, that is.