Trump repeals Obama era workplace protections

Who wouldn’t want fair pay and safe workspaces? Well, the President, apparently, since he made a big show of repealing some Obama-era protections for exactly that.

On March 27, NBC News reports that Trump “revoked the 2014 Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order then-President Barack Obama put in place to ensure that companies with federal contracts comply with 14 labor and civil rights laws. The Fair Pay order was put in place after a 2010 Government Accountability Office investigation showed that companies with rampant violations were being awarded millions in federal contracts.

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