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Today’s News & Commentary — July 13, 2017

Published July 13th, 2017 -

The United Auto Workers announced Tuesday that employees at a Nissan plant in Mississippi have filed a petition for a union election.  The New York Times reports that the U.A.W. has been working to unionize the plant since 2012 and criticized, in a statement, ... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — June 24-25, 2017

Published June 25th, 2017 -

In the wake of CEO Travis Kalanick’s resignation last week, Uber is pleading with its employees to stay on with the company.  According to the Wall Street Journal, some Uber employees are considering leaving the company after the tumultuous last few months; ot... More »

Thinking About Parental Leave on Father’s Day

Published June 18th, 2017 -

This Father’s Day, is it time to challenge our assumptions when it comes to parental leave?  Derek Rotondo thinks it is.  Rotondo, a JP Morgan employee, was denied parental leave because the company presumed his wife would be the primary caregi... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — June 10-11, 2017

Published June 11th, 2017 -

Lawmakers are moving to reform the H1-B visa program, a hotly contested temporary visa program for specialized workers.  According to Politico, Senator Chuck Grassley met with Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Thursday to discuss the program.  In the past, Gras... More »

Weekend News & Commentary — May 27-28, 2017

Published May 28th, 2017 -

Democratic lawmakers, led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, have pledged to increase the minimum wage to $15 within the first 100 hours if Democrats take back control of the House in 2018.  According to Politico, Pelosi endorsed a $15 minimum wage back in... More »

Today’s News and Commentary — May 8, 2017

Published May 8th, 2017 -

France voted yesterday to elect Emmanuel Macron as its next President, defeating far-right nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen in a run-off election.  As the New York Times notes, this is good news for the European Union, as Ms. Le Pen’s victory would have thr... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — April 24, 2017

Published April 24th, 2017 -

The National Labor Relations Board has recommended that a new election be held for Harvard graduate students who sought to unionize last November, according to the Harvard Crimson.  The Board found that Harvard had not complied with requirements to provide a l... More »

Today's News & Commentary — April 10, 2017

Published April 10th, 2017 -

In a statement yesterday, Google denied the Department of Labor’s recent allegations of systematic pay disparities, stating that “[e]very year, we do a comprehensive and robust analysis of pay across genders and we have found no gender pay gap,” and challengin... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — April 10, 2017

Published April 10th, 2017 -

In a statement yesterday, Google denied the Department of Labor’s recent allegations of systematic pay disparities, stating that “[e]very year, we do a comprehensive and robust analysis of pay across genders and we have found no gender pay gap,” and challengin... More »

Today's News and Commentary — March 27, 2017

Published March 27th, 2017 -

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka announced the federation’s opposition to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Thursday, reports Politico.  Last week, Gorsuch  faced questioning from Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee for past dec... More »

Weekend News and Commentary — March 4-5, 2017

Published March 5th, 2017 -

According to the Wall Street Journal, Senate democrats are raising concerns about the integrity and independence of statistics release by the Department of Labor under President Trump, such as as the monthly jobs report and consumer price index.  Senator Patty... More »

Today's News and Commentary — February 26, 2017

Published February 27th, 2017 -

The Eastern District of California held recently that job applicants may bring disparate impact claims under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.  In Rabin v. Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP, plaintiffs filed a putative class action against the company allegi... More »