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Time to Aim Higher for Workers’ Rights

Time to Aim Higher for Workers’ Rights

Labor activists must aim much higher if we are to push through the severe structural obstacles that limit organizing in the US. And now is the time as workers’ rights in the US are at a 100 year low and sinking at both the national and state level. The right to organize and negotiate is now virtually out of reach for 90% of American workers. It will be at least 2021 before a sympathetic Congress, if there is one, could hope to legislate solutions with support from the President.

At the Epic Systems Oral Argument, Chief Justice Roberts’ Hypothetical Didn’t Save the Day for the Employers

At the Epic Systems Oral Argument, Chief Justice Roberts’ Hypothetical Didn’t Save the Day for the Employers

The day after the Epic Systems oral argument, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel, Richard Griffin, sent an unusual letter to the Court.  He disavowed his own answers to a line of questions by Chief Justice Roberts, and instead, he said that the...