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Today’s News & Commentary — September 1, 2016

Published September 1st, 2016 -

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Kerrie Campbell filed a complaint against Chadbourne & Parke LLP alleging that she and other female partners who have been “disparately underpaid, systematically shut out of Firm leadership, demoted, de-equi... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — August 18, 2016

Published August 18th, 2016 -

Today, in the Upshot, Quoctrung Bui reports on new research on older workers conducted by economist Matthew Rutledge.  Rutledge describes how for workers 55 and older the options available to them contract.  As a result, these workers are left with what Rutled... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — August 4, 2016

Published August 4th, 2016 -

Yesterday, the Editorial Board of the New York Times urged President Obama to do even more to ensure that government contractors are model employers.  These standards include “paying a living wage, providing benefits and letting workers form unions without rep... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 21, 2016

Published July 21st, 2016 -

While most eyes were on the Republican Convention yesterday, the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, garnered a new labor endorsement from UNITE HERE.  The labor organization is one of the last remaining unions to endorse Clinton.  With more than ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 7, 2016

Published July 7th, 2016 -

Ever wonder what goes into making your smartphone?  The Wall Street Journal examined the work of Fairphone, a Dutch company dedicated to transparently producing smartphones using fair-trade minerals and responsible labor practices.  Roughly 40 minerals are inv... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 23, 2016

Published June 23rd, 2016 -

  Britain votes today on whether to exit the European Union.  The Wall Street Journal reports on the possible effects of the referendum for restaurants and retailers in the UK.  In Britain, 28 percent of workers in the hospitality industry and 15 percent ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 9, 2016

Published June 9th, 2016 -

Amidst the technology sector’s continuing struggle to diversify its ranks, the New York Times reported on the creation of tech start-ups aimed at promoting diversity in the industry.  The Census Bureau’s American Community Survey suggests that black and Hispan... More »