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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Weekend News & Commentary— October 11, 2020

Healthcare costs and coverage dominated the democratic party primary in 2020, with numerous plans and policies being considered. A new report adds color to that conversation, showing that in 2020,  employer-sponsored healthcare became more expensive across the...

Today’s News & Commentary – October 9, 2020

OSHA has resolved a mere two percent of complaints it received from workers who faced retaliation for raising COVID-19 safety concerns. In a new report, the National Employment Law Project (NELP), a worker advocacy group, found that OSHA received 1,744 complaints...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 8, 2020

There are more than 630,000 employees in the Postal Service.  At least 10,881 workers nationwide have been impacted by covid-19.  Aside from the challenges created by working during a pandemic, workers are now dealing with changes underway from...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 7, 2020

Amazon announced via a blog post on October 1 that nearly 20,000 of its workers contracted the coronavirus between March 1 and September 19. Amazon contended that their infection rate was lower than those in the general public because of the company's various...

Today’s News & Commentary—October 6, 2020

Workers at the New Yorker union have won their fight for a just cause provision. For the first time in the magazine’s 95 year history, its workers will not be at-will employees, and have a guarantee that they will only be disciplined or fired for cause. While...

Weekend News & Commentary— October 11, 2020

Healthcare costs and coverage dominated the democratic party primary in 2020, with numerous plans and policies being considered. A new report adds color to that conversation, showing that in 2020,  employer-sponsored healthcare became more expensive across the...

Today’s News & Commentary – October 9, 2020

OSHA has resolved a mere two percent of complaints it received from workers who faced retaliation for raising COVID-19 safety concerns. In a new report, the National Employment Law Project (NELP), a worker advocacy group, found that OSHA received 1,744 complaints...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 8, 2020

There are more than 630,000 employees in the Postal Service.  At least 10,881 workers nationwide have been impacted by covid-19.  Aside from the challenges created by working during a pandemic, workers are now dealing with changes underway from...

Today’s News & Commentary — October 7, 2020

Amazon announced via a blog post on October 1 that nearly 20,000 of its workers contracted the coronavirus between March 1 and September 19. Amazon contended that their infection rate was lower than those in the general public because of the company's various...

Today’s News & Commentary—October 6, 2020

Workers at the New Yorker union have won their fight for a just cause provision. For the first time in the magazine’s 95 year history, its workers will not be at-will employees, and have a guarantee that they will only be disciplined or fired for cause. While...

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