After Trade Deal, Obama Seeks to Repair Rift With Labor

After the push for trade legislation ruptured relations between the White House and organized labor, President Barack Obama is embarking on something of a repair mission. Just hours after business leaders joined him at a White House signing ceremony for the polarizing trade bill, Obama announced a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. Just like that, the tables were turned — labor praised the move, and business leaders criticized it.

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