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Elizabeth Wynne Johnson

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Consumer bureau investigates bank overdraft fees

Feb 22, 2012
The Consumer Financial Protection Agency will question banks about how overdraft fees may create serious economic hardship for consumers least able to afford it.

Congress considers rules about child labor on farms

Feb 2, 2012
The government was set to impose new rules limiting the work kids are allowed to do on farms, but those rules are being reconsidered after an outcry from farmers.

AFL-CIO takes the 'union' out of the ads

Jan 20, 2012
The AFL-CIO is broadcasting a new ad campaign aimed at boosting the public image of unions. But unlike in the ads of the past, the union label is conspicuously absent.