Ready Employee One: Data Privacy Within the Metaverse

Ready Employee One: Data Privacy Within the Metaverse

Remote work is here to stay. Although the COVID-19 pandemic that necessitated the Work-From-Home (WFH) revolution is on its way...
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A Quick Look at the Supreme Court’s Fresh Focus on Employment Arbitration

A Quick Look at the Supreme Court’s Fresh Focus on Employment Arbitration

In the shadow of a Supreme Court docket about to nullify women’s autonomy, agency, and humanity, and amplify public danger...
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Cannabis Legislation: Labor Rights and Equity

Cannabis Legislation: Labor Rights and Equity

The legal cannabis industry is currently one of the fastest-growing employers in the U.S. Since 2017, the number of Americans...
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Viking River: Understanding What the Court’s Newest Arbitration Case Does to PAGA (and How California Can Fix It)

Viking River: Understanding What the Court’s Newest Arbitration Case Does to PAGA (and How California Can Fix It)

The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday in Viking River Cruises Inc., v. Moriana that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempted...
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Worker Retention in Homecare: Could Cooperatives Be the Solution?

Worker Retention in Homecare: Could Cooperatives Be the Solution?

The need for homecare is rising. By 2050, the number of Americans who will need long-term care will reach 27...
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Can Fintech Put Payroll Data to Work for Workers?

Can Fintech Put Payroll Data to Work for Workers?

Low-wage workers often have trouble accessing credit because they either have poor credit scores or, as is the case for...
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Ready Employee One: Data Privacy Within the Metaverse

Remote work is here to stay. Although the COVID-19 pandemic that necessitated the Work-From-Home (WFH) revolution is on its way out (fingers crossed), 83% of employees and 63% of employers have expressed a desire for a hybrid model for the future: working both at...

Today’s News & Commentary — June 23, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: Biden calls for gas tax moratorium, Supreme Court invalidates Washington workers’ compensation law, Eighth Circuit upholds Arkansas law forbidding state contractors from "boycotting" Israel, Senators introduce the Good Jobs for Good...

Today’s News & Commentary—June 21, 2022

In today’s news & commentary, internal email reveals that a leader in Starbucks' union-busting campaign was terminated by the company, Federal firefighters get a pay raise, and leftist-candidate Gustavo Petro wins the Colombian Presidential election. An...

Today’s News & Commentary—June 20, 2022

In today’s news & commentary, the New York Times profiles a leading Starbucks union organizer, firings at SpaceX raise retaliation concerns, labor shortages at Amazon and construction companies present challenges nationwide, and the Uyghur Forced Labor...

A closed Starbucks store

Cannabis Legislation: Labor Rights and Equity

The legal cannabis industry is currently one of the fastest-growing employers in the U.S. Since 2017, the number of Americans working with cannabis has grown each year by at least 27%. In just the last year alone, the industry grew by 33% and now employs up to...

Weekend News and Commentary—June 19, 2022

In this weekend’s news and commentary, Apple workers in Maryland became the first retail employees at the tech company to unionize; the Mexican Workers’ League submitted a USMCA Rapid Response petition against VU manufacturing due to the company’s unlawful efforts...

Ready Employee One: Data Privacy Within the Metaverse

Remote work is here to stay. Although the COVID-19 pandemic that necessitated the Work-From-Home (WFH) revolution is on its way out (fingers crossed), 83% of employees and 63% of employers have expressed a desire for a hybrid model for the future: working both at...

Today’s News & Commentary — June 23, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: Biden calls for gas tax moratorium, Supreme Court invalidates Washington workers’ compensation law, Eighth Circuit upholds Arkansas law forbidding state contractors from "boycotting" Israel, Senators introduce the Good Jobs for Good...

Today’s News & Commentary—June 21, 2022

In today’s news & commentary, internal email reveals that a leader in Starbucks' union-busting campaign was terminated by the company, Federal firefighters get a pay raise, and leftist-candidate Gustavo Petro wins the Colombian Presidential election. An...

Today’s News & Commentary—June 20, 2022

In today’s news & commentary, the New York Times profiles a leading Starbucks union organizer, firings at SpaceX raise retaliation concerns, labor shortages at Amazon and construction companies present challenges nationwide, and the Uyghur Forced Labor...

A closed Starbucks store

Cannabis Legislation: Labor Rights and Equity

The legal cannabis industry is currently one of the fastest-growing employers in the U.S. Since 2017, the number of Americans working with cannabis has grown each year by at least 27%. In just the last year alone, the industry grew by 33% and now employs up to...

Weekend News and Commentary—June 19, 2022

In this weekend’s news and commentary, Apple workers in Maryland became the first retail employees at the tech company to unionize; the Mexican Workers’ League submitted a USMCA Rapid Response petition against VU manufacturing due to the company’s unlawful efforts...

Today’s News & Commentary—June 17, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: a Department of Labor memo on subminimum wages for workers with disabilities; a Fifth Circuit decision that that COVID-19 does not exempt employers from giving notice to employees before mass layoffs; AFL-CIO convention resolutions...

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