Emily Miller

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Emily Miller is a student at Harvard Law School.

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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 »

Today's News & Commentary — February 13, 2017

Published February 13th, 2017 -

Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Trump, stated Sunday that the White House is weighing its options following last week’s decision by the Ninth Circuit to suspend Trump’s Executive Order halting immigration from seven predominately Muslim countries... More »

Today's News & Commentary — January 30, 2017

Published January 30th, 2017 -

The EEOC announced Saturday that President Trump has appointed Victoria Lipnic as the Commission’s Acting Chair, reports JD Supra.  Lipnic has served as Assistant Secretary for Labor and Employment Standards and, most recently, as a Commissioner of the EEOC si... More »

Today's News & Commentary — January 16, 2017

Published January 16th, 2017 -

With Andrew Puzder’s confirmation hearing on his nomination for Labor Secretary delayed indefinitely, the New York Times outlined some of the criticisms aimed at Puzder by labor groups as well as his own workers.  Puzder, the CEO of CKE Restaurants, has been a... More »

Today's News and Commentary — January 2, 2017

Published January 2nd, 2017 -

In an op-ed for the L.A. Times, Scott Martelle outlines the potential threats to labor from a Trump administration with the N.L.R.B., Department of Labor, and federal legislation all subject to change under the new administration.  However, Martelle believes t... More »

Today's News & Commentary — December 19, 2016

Published December 19th, 2016 -

The Wall Street Journal reports that while U.S. factories are producing close to their pre-recession output, jobs for factory workers have not sprung back in the same way.  In fact, the Journal reports, about 1.5 million– approximately 20%– of manu... More »

Today's News and Commentary — December 5, 2016

Published December 5th, 2016 -

Democratic lawmakers in California are seeking to pass measures to protect undocumented immigrants, including the provision of legal assistance during deportation proceedings and in criminal court as well as limiting local cooperation with federal immigration ... More »

Today's News & Commentary — November 21, 2016

Published November 21st, 2016 -

Bloomberg reports that over 30% of graduates from for-profit colleges make less than what a person making federal minimum wage would working full-time—around $14,500 per year, according to new data from the U.S. Department of Education.  This data corroborates... More »

Today's News and Commentary — November 8, 2016

Published November 8th, 2016 -

Just in time for the election, JD Supra Labor and Employment has published a brief overview of the candidate’s views on workplace laws.  Highlights of Clinton’s plans include her plan to increase the minimum wage to $12 an hour, improve collective bargaining r... More »

Today's News & Commentary — October 24, 2016

Published October 24th, 2016 -

The Department of Labor defended a new regulation requiring businesses to disclose recent labor law violations when bidding on federal contracts, urging a Texas Court not to grant a preliminary injunction against the rule, reports Politico.  On Thursday, DOL a... More »

Today's News & Commentary — October 10, 2016

Published October 10th, 2016 -

The Boston Globe reported Friday on a claim filed with the EEOC by Shannon Liss-Riordan, the attorney behind the Uber lawsuit, that alleges that Uber’s rating system is racially discriminatory.  Uber has argued that it should not allow passengers to tip driver... More »