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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The Flexibility to Be Paid in Chicken Sandwiches

The Flexibility to Be Paid in Chicken Sandwiches

Last week, a Chick-fil-A franchise in Hendersonville, North Carolina made news by asking for “volunteers” to work at the store’s...
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A Canadian Proposal for Starbucks Bargaining

A Canadian Proposal for Starbucks Bargaining

The recent wave of union organizing in the service sector has raised hopes that a fundamental transformation is occurring in...
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Labor and the End of the Roberts Court

Labor and the End of the Roberts Court

The last month marked not just the temporary end of women’s constitutional right to choose, but also the permanent end...
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Roundtable on Law and Countervailing Power

Roundtable on Law and Countervailing Power

At a moment when many are looking for new strategies to advance progressive political goals, The American Prospect and The...
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Rebooting Joint-Employer with Presumptions — A Modest Proposal

Rebooting Joint-Employer with Presumptions — A Modest Proposal

Coming soon: The return of the fight over joint-employer doctrine. Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board announced that...
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Today’s News and Commentary — August 11, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, California farmworkers march for fair union elections, Uber pays misclassified workers, a group of women suing for sexual harassment must share their names, courts take on caste discrimination, worker deaths at Amazon warehouses, and...

Today’s News & Commentary — August 10, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a $369 billion investment in clean energy and arguably “one of the single biggest investments ever made on climate in the world,” passed the Senate on Sunday along a narrow party-line vote, as Fred, Kevin, and Hannah documented...

Today’s News & Commentary — August 8, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, a major spending bill passes the Senate, while the labor market exceeds analyst expectations — and then some. More big news from Washington. The $740 billion climate, health-care, and tax bill that Kevin teed up over the weekend...

The Flexibility to Be Paid in Chicken Sandwiches

Last week, a Chick-fil-A franchise in Hendersonville, North Carolina made news by asking for “volunteers” to work at the store’s drive-through window at a rate of five entrees (and zero dollars) per hour worked. A store representative justified the arrangement by...

Weekend News & Commentary—August 7, 2022

The big news this weekend comes out of Washington. As Hannah discussed for OnLabor on Thursday, the Inflation Reduction Act continued its rapid slog through the Senate this weekend. The Senate’s “vote-a-rama” began just after 11:30 p.m. last night, after Vice...

Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act appears to have enough support to pass both the House and Senate after Democrats brokered a deal with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). The bill, as currently written, has several provisions that will affect workers and businesses. It would...

Today’s News and Commentary — August 11, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, California farmworkers march for fair union elections, Uber pays misclassified workers, a group of women suing for sexual harassment must share their names, courts take on caste discrimination, worker deaths at Amazon warehouses, and...

Today’s News & Commentary — August 10, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a $369 billion investment in clean energy and arguably “one of the single biggest investments ever made on climate in the world,” passed the Senate on Sunday along a narrow party-line vote, as Fred, Kevin, and Hannah documented...

Today’s News & Commentary — August 8, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, a major spending bill passes the Senate, while the labor market exceeds analyst expectations — and then some. More big news from Washington. The $740 billion climate, health-care, and tax bill that Kevin teed up over the weekend...

The Flexibility to Be Paid in Chicken Sandwiches

Last week, a Chick-fil-A franchise in Hendersonville, North Carolina made news by asking for “volunteers” to work at the store’s drive-through window at a rate of five entrees (and zero dollars) per hour worked. A store representative justified the arrangement by...

Weekend News & Commentary—August 7, 2022

The big news this weekend comes out of Washington. As Hannah discussed for OnLabor on Thursday, the Inflation Reduction Act continued its rapid slog through the Senate this weekend. The Senate’s “vote-a-rama” began just after 11:30 p.m. last night, after Vice...

Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2022

The Inflation Reduction Act appears to have enough support to pass both the House and Senate after Democrats brokered a deal with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ). The bill, as currently written, has several provisions that will affect workers and businesses. It would...

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