Employing Lots of Law to Do “Employment Law”

Employing Lots of Law to Do “Employment Law”

The biggest news in the world of protections for gig-economy workers came this month not from the National Labor Relations...
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This Labor Day We’re Inspired, but It Shouldn’t Be This Difficult

This Labor Day We’re Inspired, but It Shouldn’t Be This Difficult

For those of us who support unions, we have an unfamiliar feeling this Labor Day. It’s a feeling of hope...
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Property Rights and Union Rights

Property Rights and Union Rights

As part of our Labor Day coverage, I'm posting my take on the Supreme Court’s decision in Cedar Point Nursery....
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Do Union Logos Really Interfere with Patient Care?

Do Union Logos Really Interfere with Patient Care?

President Biden’s appointees to the National Labor Relations Board have finally started overruling the disastrous anti-worker decisions issued by the...
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UK Striker-Replacement Law: ‘Criminal Offence’ Turned ‘Option for Business’

UK Striker-Replacement Law: ‘Criminal Offence’ Turned ‘Option for Business’

Last July, the UK government adopted a new law enabling employment agency staff — workers employed by private staffing firms to fill...
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A Troubling Holding on Jurisdiction for NLRB Consent Orders

A Troubling Holding on Jurisdiction for NLRB Consent Orders

Last week, in NLRB. v. Constellium Rolled Products Ravenswood, LLC, a divided Fourth Circuit panel, led by two Trump appointees,...
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Today’s News & Commentary—September 30, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: workers at SFO ended their strike and are putting a contract up to a vote, a federal magistrate approved a judgement against an Alabama employer accused of child labor, a California state agency penalized home care agencies for...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 29, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: Incarcerated workers in Alabama go on labor strike; the Tenth Circuit hears oral argument regarding Biden’s $15 minimum wage plan for federal contractors; under pressure from employee Activism, Amazon raises wages; and Governor...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 28, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: Congressional staffers form the first-ever union, more Congressional offices hold union elections, and the last remaining rail union signs a tentative agreement.  Staffers in the office of Democratic Congressmember Andy Levin...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 27, 2022

In today's news & commentary, San Francisco airport food workers are on strike; Starbucks proposes bargaining dates for hundreds of unionized locations; and the Trader Joes unionization wave spreads to Brooklyn. Around 1,000 airport foodservice workers at the...

Employing Lots of Law to Do “Employment Law”

The biggest news in the world of protections for gig-economy workers came this month not from the National Labor Relations Board or the Department of Labor or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — the federal agencies charged with setting employment...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 26, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: Union workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art strike for better wages and healthcare; and a “Workers’ Right Amendment” will be on the ballot in Illinois this fall. Nearly 200 union workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are set...

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, United States

Weekend News and Commentary—September 25, 2022

In this weekend’s news and commentary, a formerly incarcerated individual sues Amazon due to illegal background checks, and Starbucks workers at a Boston location declare victory after 64 days of striking. On September 22, Mr. Lerma, a formerly incarcerated...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 30, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: workers at SFO ended their strike and are putting a contract up to a vote, a federal magistrate approved a judgement against an Alabama employer accused of child labor, a California state agency penalized home care agencies for...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 29, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: Incarcerated workers in Alabama go on labor strike; the Tenth Circuit hears oral argument regarding Biden’s $15 minimum wage plan for federal contractors; under pressure from employee Activism, Amazon raises wages; and Governor...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 28, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: Congressional staffers form the first-ever union, more Congressional offices hold union elections, and the last remaining rail union signs a tentative agreement.  Staffers in the office of Democratic Congressmember Andy Levin...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 27, 2022

In today's news & commentary, San Francisco airport food workers are on strike; Starbucks proposes bargaining dates for hundreds of unionized locations; and the Trader Joes unionization wave spreads to Brooklyn. Around 1,000 airport foodservice workers at the...

Employing Lots of Law to Do “Employment Law”

The biggest news in the world of protections for gig-economy workers came this month not from the National Labor Relations Board or the Department of Labor or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — the federal agencies charged with setting employment...

Today’s News & Commentary—September 26, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: Union workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art strike for better wages and healthcare; and a “Workers’ Right Amendment” will be on the ballot in Illinois this fall. Nearly 200 union workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art are set...

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, United States

Weekend News and Commentary—September 25, 2022

In this weekend’s news and commentary, a formerly incarcerated individual sues Amazon due to illegal background checks, and Starbucks workers at a Boston location declare victory after 64 days of striking. On September 22, Mr. Lerma, a formerly incarcerated...

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