Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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A U.S. appeals court is slated to consider whether parties can use a procedural rule to settle federal wage-and-hour lawsuits without needing to get the court approval that is typically required.
A federal appeals court has thrown out a proposed class action accusing Taco Bell Corp of violating California law by requiring workers to remain on premises during their meal breaks if they bought food from the chain using employee discounts.
A divided National Labor Relations Board has turned down a union’s request to reconsider its decision in a case involving Boeing Co that made it easier to defend workplace rules.
A broad coalition of advocacy groups have asked U.S. workplace safety regulators to develop a federal rule to protect workers from the health hazards of extreme heat, which has led to more than 30 deaths a year since 1992.
A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a California hospital must bargain with a union, upholding a preliminary injunction requiring union-employer negotiations.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent landmark decision on union fees has opened the door to legal challenges on public sector unions’ authority to exclusively represent workers, a lynchpin in the U.S. system of collective bargaining, labor law experts said.
The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rolling back an Obama-era rule for workers who provide in-home care through state Medicaid programs that could eliminate their automatic union dues payments.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday ruled that unions are not required to let members take notes when they inspect collective bargaining agreements, throwing out a U.S. Labor Department lawsuit against a hotel and food service workers union in Boston.
A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that federal mine safety regulators could consider above-ground factors when gauging a mine operator’s compliance with a rule for emergency escape routes.
Two restaurant industry groups have sued the U.S. Labor Department to block an Obama-era rule requiring employers to pay workers who rely on tips the full minimum wage for untipped work like cleaning and setting tables if it takes up more than 20 percent of their time.