Streaming services are the future of the music industry, but they’re leaving musicians behind

Streaming services are the future of the music industry, but they’re leaving musicians behind

The last five years have marked a resurgence for the music industry. After internet piracy and moves away from physical record...
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State Constitutions — Another Progressive Step

State Constitutions — Another Progressive Step

Applying its state constitution's "fruits of their own labor" clause, the North Carolina Court of Appeals recently took another step...
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Remote Work in the United States

Remote Work in the United States

The Number of Remote Workers Remote workers or, as classified by the U.S. Census Bureau, “home-based workers,” are those employed...
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Criminal Records, Employment Discrimination, and the Limits of Back-End Solutions

Criminal Records, Employment Discrimination, and the Limits of Back-End Solutions

For decades, activists, advocates, and academics have decried mass incarceration and its harms. At least 70 million people in the...
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GOP Senators Owe Judge Sung an Apology

GOP Senators Owe Judge Sung an Apology

In December, the Senate confirmed Jennifer Sung to a seat on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by a 50-49...
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How Not to Read the OSH Act

How Not to Read the OSH Act

In staying OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard, six U.S. Supreme Court Justices joined an opinion that the ETS was likely...
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Today’s News & Commentary—January 25, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board Region 13 office announced a settlement yesterday that marks the beginning of implementation of General Counsel Abruzzo's recent directive to seek more expanded remedies and damages, including consequential damages. The settlement...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 24, 2022

Last Friday, workers at a Manhattan REI store joined the nascent retail unionization wave by filing an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board.  The workers, who seek representation by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU),...

Weekend News & Commentary — January 23, 2022

On Friday, the NLRB’s Brooklyn-based regional office announced that it planned to formally accuse Amazon of illegally firing a union organizer in its Staten Island warehouse in November. The NLRB regional director found merit in the claims of the Amazon Labor...

Today’s News and Commentary — January 21, 2022

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its annual data on union membership in the United States Thursday, mostly showing a continuation of existing trends. Overall, union membership declined from 2020 to 2021, although 2020 was a noisy year because of the...

Remote Work in the United States

The Number of Remote Workers Remote workers or, as classified by the U.S. Census Bureau, “home-based workers,” are those employed workers who primarily complete their work duties at home. Traditionally, remote workers have comprised a very small percentage of the...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 20, 2022

On Wednesday, after a lengthy fight, Senate Democrats conceded that they did not have the votes necessary to pass the Freedom to Vote Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, or the political leverage necessary to weaken the Senate filibuster...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 25, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board Region 13 office announced a settlement yesterday that marks the beginning of implementation of General Counsel Abruzzo's recent directive to seek more expanded remedies and damages, including consequential damages. The settlement...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 24, 2022

Last Friday, workers at a Manhattan REI store joined the nascent retail unionization wave by filing an election petition with the National Labor Relations Board.  The workers, who seek representation by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU),...

Weekend News & Commentary — January 23, 2022

On Friday, the NLRB’s Brooklyn-based regional office announced that it planned to formally accuse Amazon of illegally firing a union organizer in its Staten Island warehouse in November. The NLRB regional director found merit in the claims of the Amazon Labor...

Today’s News and Commentary — January 21, 2022

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its annual data on union membership in the United States Thursday, mostly showing a continuation of existing trends. Overall, union membership declined from 2020 to 2021, although 2020 was a noisy year because of the...

Remote Work in the United States

The Number of Remote Workers Remote workers or, as classified by the U.S. Census Bureau, “home-based workers,” are those employed workers who primarily complete their work duties at home. Traditionally, remote workers have comprised a very small percentage of the...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 20, 2022

On Wednesday, after a lengthy fight, Senate Democrats conceded that they did not have the votes necessary to pass the Freedom to Vote Act or the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, or the political leverage necessary to weaken the Senate filibuster...

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