The D.C. Circuit Reminds Us How Hard it Will be to Restore the Right to Organize

The D.C. Circuit Reminds Us How Hard it Will be to Restore the Right to Organize

If Joe Biden wins the Presidential election and the Democrats win control of the Senate, then the Trump National Labor...
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Amy Coney Barrett and the Overconfidence and False Modesty of Textualism

Amy Coney Barrett and the Overconfidence and False Modesty of Textualism

Last week’s confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett contained all the elements you probably put on your 2020 SCOTUS...
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Amy Coney Barrett is as Anti-Worker as the Rest of Trump’s Judges

Amy Coney Barrett is as Anti-Worker as the Rest of Trump’s Judges

The media is giving so much attention to how the next Supreme Court Justice may affect the continued vitality of...
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Moving Beyond App Drivers: Exotic Dancers, a Gig Worker Success Story

Moving Beyond App Drivers: Exotic Dancers, a Gig Worker Success Story

The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule to expand the number of workers who businesses can classify as independent contractors...
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Organizing for Morality in High Tech – Part Three

Organizing for Morality in High Tech – Part Three

This is the final post in a series of three. Read part one and part two. Building on two previous...
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Organizing for Morality in High Tech – Part Two

Organizing for Morality in High Tech – Part Two

This is the second post in a series of three. Read part one and check back tomorrow for part three....
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Today’s News & Commentary—October 28, 2020

An Uber driver filed a class action lawsuit on Monday accusing the company of intentional race discrimination in violation of Title VII. The alleged discrimination is tied to customer evaluations of drivers. The complaint alleges “Uber is aware that passengers are...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 27, 2020

Justice Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed to the Supreme Court. You can read OnLabor's discussion of her history on workers' issues on the Seventh Circuit here. You can read OnLabor's discussion of her textualism as it relates to her Kleber decision here....

Weekend News & Commentary — October 25, 2020

The New York Times acquired an internal Department of Labor memo issued on September 24 instructing heads of DOL enforcement agencies not to use issued labor violation citations as the basis for press releases. The memo, issued by Deputy Secretary Patrick Pizzella,...

Today’s News & Commentary – October 23, 2020

Teachers unions have launched lawsuits across the country to secure remote learning as the pandemic rages on. Nearly all of the suit have failed, however, because courts consider the fight over school reopening to be too “political” for judicial intervention. Left...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 22, 2020

Labor union leaders have called an “emergency meeting” this Friday in an attempt to counter any interference with the casting or counting of ballots from President Trump’s campaign. Trump’s campaign has announced that it is recruiting an “army” of volunteers that...

Today’s News & Commentary—October 28, 2020

An Uber driver filed a class action lawsuit on Monday accusing the company of intentional race discrimination in violation of Title VII. The alleged discrimination is tied to customer evaluations of drivers. The complaint alleges “Uber is aware that passengers are...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 27, 2020

Justice Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed to the Supreme Court. You can read OnLabor's discussion of her history on workers' issues on the Seventh Circuit here. You can read OnLabor's discussion of her textualism as it relates to her Kleber decision here....

Weekend News & Commentary — October 25, 2020

The New York Times acquired an internal Department of Labor memo issued on September 24 instructing heads of DOL enforcement agencies not to use issued labor violation citations as the basis for press releases. The memo, issued by Deputy Secretary Patrick Pizzella,...

Today’s News & Commentary – October 23, 2020

Teachers unions have launched lawsuits across the country to secure remote learning as the pandemic rages on. Nearly all of the suit have failed, however, because courts consider the fight over school reopening to be too “political” for judicial intervention. Left...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 22, 2020

Labor union leaders have called an “emergency meeting” this Friday in an attempt to counter any interference with the casting or counting of ballots from President Trump’s campaign. Trump’s campaign has announced that it is recruiting an “army” of volunteers that...

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