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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 »

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 »