Wednesday May 11, 2022

California Considers 4-Day Workweek Bill For Companies With At Least 500 Employees

A new bill being debated in the California Assembly could make the state the first to implement a four-day workweek for companies with 500 employees or more. Under the proposed legislation, employers in the state would be forced to pay overtime at a rate of at least 1 1/2 times an employee’s regular pay rate […]

Rep. DesJarlais introduces House version of bill to allow Title 42 to be used to stop drug smuggling

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FIRST ON FOX: Rep. Scott DesJarlais, R-Tenn., has introduced the House version of a bill that would allow the Title 42 public health order – which the Biden administration is moving to lift — to be used to prevent the smuggling of drugs into the U.S. via […]

Disney ‘making a terrible miscalculation’ on Florida parental rights bill: Castillo

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Walt Disney Company Resort Duty Manager Jose Castillo said the company is “making a terrible miscalculation” by pushing an LGBT agenda in its children’s programming Wednesday on “The Ingraham Angle.” “I think they’re making a terrible miscalculation that … ultimately, maybe will be bad for business,” he […]

Rep. Jim Banks introduces bill to increase American universities’ transparency regarding foreign gifts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FIRST ON FOX: Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., introduced a bill Friday that would force American universities to be more transparent about foreign gifts and contracts. The Education Department in 2019 and 2020 began cracking down on schools’ acceptance of foreign gifts under Section 117 of the Higher […]

Disney workers plan walkout over company’s response to Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

Disney workers are planning walkouts every day during their breaks this week to protest CEO Bob Chapek’s slow response in publicly criticizing Florida legislation that critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The act of protest will culminate next Tuesday with a general walkout by LGBTQ workers and their supporters at Disney worksites in California, […]

Disney Workers Plan Walkout To Protest ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Disney workers are planning walkouts during their breaks every day this week to protest CEO Bob Chapek’s slow response in publicly criticizing Florida legislation that critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The act of protest will culminate next Tuesday with a general walkout by LGBTQ workers and their supporters […]

Florida legislature passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill to restrict LGBTQ topics in elementary schools

Florida’s Republican-dominated legislature passed a bill Tuesday to forbid instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade, rejecting a wave of criticism from Democrats that it marginalizes LGBTQ people. The proposal, which opponents have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, now moves to the desk of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, who […]

Senate votes to block Democrat bill enshrining abortion as Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., joined his Republican Senate colleagues in voting to block a bill to protect abortion rights as the Supreme Court reconsiders Roe v. Wade (1973) this term. The Senate voted 46-48 on whether to bring the bill up for debate, with six senators […]

Florida House Passes ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill Despite Nationwide Outcry

The Florida House of Representatives passed the controversial “Don’t Say Gay” bill Thursday that would limit discussions of sexual orientation and gender identify in some classrooms. The Republican-controlled chamber passed the legislation, officially called the Parental Rights in Education bill, with a 69-47 vote amid outrage nationwide. Seven GOP members voted against the legislation. It […]

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