Bargaining for Better Labor Journalism: How The Wave of Unionizing In Media Transforms How Unions Are Covered

Bargaining for Better Labor Journalism: How The Wave of Unionizing In Media Transforms How Unions Are Covered

Kim Kelly spent nearly two decades covering heavy metal as a journalist, which is how she wound up as the...
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Why the Legal Challenge to Robb’s Removal Is a Losing Argument

Why the Legal Challenge to Robb’s Removal Is a Losing Argument

At the early outset of his administration, President Biden—in keeping with his pledge to be “the most pro-union president you’ve...
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Bostock’s Surprise Winner: Intersectional Age Claims

Bostock’s Surprise Winner: Intersectional Age Claims

Susan, age 49, has a problem at the restaurant where she works.  After waiting tables for years, she now faces...
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Is Amazon’s $1000 “Quit Offer” an Unfair Labor Practice?

Is Amazon’s $1000 “Quit Offer” an Unfair Labor Practice?

As Jon covers in today's News and Commentary, Amazon has a "voluntary resignation program" through which it pays warehouse employees...
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An Update on Graduate Student Unions and the NLRB

An Update on Graduate Student Unions and the NLRB

The employee status, and union bargaining rights, of graduate student workers has fluctuated over the last twenty years with the...
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Why District Attorneys Should Take Up Wage Theft Criminalization

Why District Attorneys Should Take Up Wage Theft Criminalization

Studies show that employers steal billions each year from their employees, most often by failing to pay the minimum wage...
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Today’s News & Commentary – February 26, 2021

Many American workers faced a Hobson’s choice during the pandemic: either return to unsafe workplaces, or refuse to work and lose wages and unemployment insurance (UI) eligibility. To address the dilemma, the Department of Labor directed states on Thursday to begin...

Today’s News & Commentary — February 25, 2020

Municipalities are pressuring supermarkets and grocery chains to raise hazard pay for frontline essential workers. Cities, including Seattle, WA and Long Beach, CA, have passed new rules mandating supermarkets to provide their employees temporary bonus...

An Update on Graduate Student Unions and the NLRB

The employee status, and union bargaining rights, of graduate student workers has fluctuated over the last twenty years with the changing of Presidential administrations and the political make-up of the NLRB. But this year is likely to be particularly tumultuous as...

Today’s News & Commentary – February 26, 2021

Many American workers faced a Hobson’s choice during the pandemic: either return to unsafe workplaces, or refuse to work and lose wages and unemployment insurance (UI) eligibility. To address the dilemma, the Department of Labor directed states on Thursday to begin...

Today’s News & Commentary — February 25, 2020

Municipalities are pressuring supermarkets and grocery chains to raise hazard pay for frontline essential workers. Cities, including Seattle, WA and Long Beach, CA, have passed new rules mandating supermarkets to provide their employees temporary bonus...

An Update on Graduate Student Unions and the NLRB

The employee status, and union bargaining rights, of graduate student workers has fluctuated over the last twenty years with the changing of Presidential administrations and the political make-up of the NLRB. But this year is likely to be particularly tumultuous as...

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