The Strike Zone—July 19, 2021

The Strike Zone—July 19, 2021

As previously discussed, the Supreme Court’s opinion in NCAA v. Alston was a narrow ruling on strictly antitrust grounds, but...
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Demkovich: A “Constitutional Shelter” from Employment Discrimination Laws

Demkovich: A “Constitutional Shelter” from Employment Discrimination Laws

On Friday, in Demkovich v. St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit...
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LISTEN: The Impact of Cedar Point on Organizing and Labor Law Reform

LISTEN: The Impact of Cedar Point on Organizing and Labor Law Reform

Ben recently appeared on Dissent Magazine's Belabored podcast to discuss the fallout from Cedar Point v. Hassid, where the Supreme Court held that...
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The Strike Zone—July 5, 2021

The Strike Zone—July 5, 2021

A little less than a year after its introduction at last year’s U.S. Open, the Professional Tennis Players Association recently...
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The Court’s Cedar Point Opinion – Haven’t I Seen This Movie Before?

The Court’s Cedar Point Opinion – Haven’t I Seen This Movie Before?

When the current Supreme Court decides a labor case, it’s like watching top film stars in the third sequel to...
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Property Owners Win Big in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid

Property Owners Win Big in Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid

Earlier today, in Cedar Point Nursey v. Hassid, the Supreme Court held that a California regulation that grants union organizers...
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Today’s News & Commentary — July 23, 2021

In Kansas, Frito-Lay workers are continuing to strike as their efforts are picking up national attention. Unionized with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union, the workers are protesting what they view as unsustainable working...

Today’s News & Commentary – July 22, 2021

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to confirm Jennifer Abruzzo as General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the deciding vote.  Abruzzo’s confirmation, preceded Tuesday by an equally divided,...

Today’s News & Commentary – July 21, 2021

Today's headline is that Jeff Bezos visited space. Of the $5.5 million dollar expenditure, he commented the following: "[I] want to thank every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all this. So seriously, for every Amazon customer out...

Today’s News & Commentary — July 19, 2021

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin returned a verdict of over $125 million against Walmart in the case of a woman with Down syndrome who the retailer failed to accommodate and then fired, the New York Times reports. The action...

The Strike Zone—July 19, 2021

As previously discussed, the Supreme Court’s opinion in NCAA v. Alston was a narrow ruling on strictly antitrust grounds, but the decision has the potential to more broadly alter the landscape of collegiate athletics. That potential is already being realized, as a...

Weekend News & Commentary – July 18, 2021

New research suggests that extreme heat produces many more workplace injuries, concentrated among the poorest workers, than most official records suggest—a telling example of how, as the Times puts it, “climate change worsens inequality.” The UCLA study, led by...

Today’s News & Commentary — July 15, 2021

The Senate Democrats' new budget reconciliation bill plans to financially penalize companies that violate workers' rights. The proposal is planned to be embedded into the $3.5 trillion bill, utilizing the National Labor Relations Board to levy penalties where...

Today’s News & Commentary — July 23, 2021

In Kansas, Frito-Lay workers are continuing to strike as their efforts are picking up national attention. Unionized with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union, the workers are protesting what they view as unsustainable working...

Today’s News & Commentary – July 22, 2021

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 51-50 to confirm Jennifer Abruzzo as General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), with Vice President Kamala Harris casting the deciding vote.  Abruzzo’s confirmation, preceded Tuesday by an equally divided,...

Today’s News & Commentary – July 21, 2021

Today's headline is that Jeff Bezos visited space. Of the $5.5 million dollar expenditure, he commented the following: "[I] want to thank every Amazon employee and every Amazon customer because you guys paid for all this. So seriously, for every Amazon customer out...

Today’s News & Commentary — July 19, 2021

A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin returned a verdict of over $125 million against Walmart in the case of a woman with Down syndrome who the retailer failed to accommodate and then fired, the New York Times reports. The action...

The Strike Zone—July 19, 2021

As previously discussed, the Supreme Court’s opinion in NCAA v. Alston was a narrow ruling on strictly antitrust grounds, but the decision has the potential to more broadly alter the landscape of collegiate athletics. That potential is already being realized, as a...

Weekend News & Commentary – July 18, 2021

New research suggests that extreme heat produces many more workplace injuries, concentrated among the poorest workers, than most official records suggest—a telling example of how, as the Times puts it, “climate change worsens inequality.” The UCLA study, led by...

Today’s News & Commentary — July 15, 2021

The Senate Democrats' new budget reconciliation bill plans to financially penalize companies that violate workers' rights. The proposal is planned to be embedded into the $3.5 trillion bill, utilizing the National Labor Relations Board to levy penalties where...

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