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Daily News & Commentary—October 18, 2017

Published October 18th, 2017 -

In an op-ed in the New York Times, Prof. Sachs and Prof. Noah Zatz argue that the law is on the NFL players’ side. Professors Sachs and Zatz explain that the First Amendment, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the National Labor Relations Act... More »


Today’s News & Commentary—October 4, 2017

Published October 4th, 2017 -

Richard Griffin, General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, sent an unusual letter to the Supreme Court to correct an answer he gave during oral argument in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis. Responding to Chief Justice John Roberts, Griffin said workers... More »

September 20th, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — September 20, 2017

Published September 20th, 2017 -

Bloomberg reports that some labor unions are teaching workers how to handle visits from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Unite Here! has organized sessions around the country to teach hotel workers their rights and how to “effectively ston... More »

September 6th, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — September 6, 2017

Published September 6th, 2017 -

The New York Times reports that the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Justice, Europe’s human rights court, ruled on Tuesday that it would allow companies to monitor their employees emails if they are notified in advance. The ruling applies to the 4... More »


Today’s News & Commentary — August 23, 2017

Published August 23rd, 2017 -

The New York Times reports that labor unions are lobbying President Trump to include protection in any new NAFTA agreement from low wage workers lowering American wages. The AFL-CIO has made an extensive set of recommendations to be included in any renegotiate... More »

August 9th, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — August 9, 2017

Published August 9th, 2017 -

James Damore, the Google employee fired over writing a memo questioning the role of women in tech firms, has filed a complaint with the NLRB against the company. Though the complaint is not yet available online, the NLRB site notes the general classification f... More »


Today’s News & Commentary — July 26, 2017

Published July 26th, 2017 -

The Wall Street Journal reported today on “The State of ‘Good Jobs’ in America.” There are more than 30 million of these “good jobs”, which pay more than $35,000 and do not require a four year degree. The problem, though, is... More »

July 12th, 2017

Today’s News and Commentary — July 12, 2017

Published July 12th, 2017 -

JD Supra offers some analysis on the implementation of New York City’s “”Freelance Isn’t Free” Act, which took effect on May 15, 2017. The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs, tasked with enforcing the new law, recently issued rule... More »

June 28th, 2017

Today’s News and Commentary—June 28, 2017

Published June 28th, 2017 -

President Trump announced one choice for the National Labor Relations Board, William Emanuel. Emmanuel is a partner at Littler Mendelson and has worked with Republicans in Congress and major trade groups from various industries. President Trump has one other p... More »

June 14th, 2017

Daily News & Commentary — June 14, 2017

Published June 14th, 2017 -

Yesterday in Whole Foods Market, Inc. v. N.L.R.B., the Second Circuit upheld an NLRB ruling that an employer’s blanket policy prohibiting recordings in the workplace violated its employees’ rights to engage in protected concerted activities. The Se... More »

May 31st, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — May 31, 2017

Published May 31st, 2017 -

Uber fired Anthony Levandowski, the autonomous car researcher at the center of the company’s legal battle with Waymo, the self-driving car subsidiary of Google. Waymo alleged, in a civil suit, that while he was still at Waymo, Levandowski downloaded thou... More »

May 14th, 2017

Weekend News & Commentary — May 13-14, 2017

Published May 14th, 2017 -

Motherhood largely drives the gender pay gap, reports the New York Times. The gap widens most during a woman’s late 20s to mid-30s, when many women have children. Mothers carry a disproportionate share of a family’s labor at home and more likely to... More »