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Today’s News & Commentary — September 6, 2016

Published September 6th, 2016 -

21st Century Fox Corporation, the parent company of Fox News, has announced a settlement in the sexual harassment case brought by Gretchen Carlson. The amount, unconfirmed by the parties, has been reported at $20 million. Ailes, the former Fox News Chairmen, w... More »

Today's News & Commentary — August 23, 2016

Published August 23rd, 2016 -

In a 3-1 decision today, the NLRB held that “student assistants who have a common-law employment relationship with their university are statutory employees under the [Section 2(3) of the National Labor Relations Act]”. The case, discussed previousl... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — August 9, 2016

Published August 9th, 2016 -

Donald Trump delivered a major economic speech on Monday, highlighting some proposals we can expect him to push for if he is elected. He questioned the accuracy of the official unemployment numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but the speech was... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 26, 2016

Published July 26th, 2016 -

WeWork, a New York based startup that provides shared workspace and services to its clients, continues to be plagued by labor issues. The company was highlighted by the New York Times in May for its controversial practice of requiring employees to sign arbitra... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 28, 2016

Published June 28th, 2016 -

Brexit continues to dominate the news cycle. After relaying yesterday that business leaders in the United Kingdom expected the vote to have a negative impact on them, the Wall Street Journal today reports that some industries might see higher labor costs. Fore... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 14, 2016

Published June 14th, 2016 -

The AFL-CIO will formally endorse Hillary Clinton on Thursday, according to the Wall Street Journal. The AFL-CIO rarely picks a candidate before the presumptive  Democratic nominee has emerged. Clinton now has locked up endorsements from most major labor group... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — May 31, 2016

Published May 31st, 2016 -

Eduardo Porter of the New York Times  argues that a universal basic income is not the most efficient way to solve poverty.  The first obstacle would be funding for such a program, which would either overwhelm the federal budget or require defunding every other... More »

College Athletes’ Next Play

Published May 2nd, 2016 -

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which brings in nearly $1 billion a year in revenue, faces increasing scrutiny of its business model in the media and in courts.  Administrators, athletic directors, and coaches are handsomely paid, but play... More »

Enforcing Seattle’s Minimum Wage Law

Published April 28th, 2016 -

April 1st marked the one-year anniversary of the effective date of Seattle’s headline-making minimum wage law.  The law mandated a graduated increase to $15/hour by 2018 for employers with more than 500 employees and 2021 for all employers with less.  New York... More »