Suzanne Schlossberg

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April 1st, 2018

Weekend News & Commentary — March 31-April 1, 2018

Published April 1st, 2018 -

Just weeks after a battle between West Virginian teachers and state legislators resulted in teachers receiving a pay raise to end a state-wide strike, teachers in Kentucky could go on strike to protest a bill currently before Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin that woul... More »

March 26th, 2018

Today’s News & Commentary — March 26, 2018

Published March 26th, 2018 -

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered this weekend for ‘March For Our Lives’ protests across the country and around the world. The student-lead movement for gun control has not weakened in the weeks since the Parkland, Florida shooting. Read mor... More »

March 18th, 2018

Weekend News & Commentary — March 17-18, 2018

Published March 18th, 2018 -

Late Friday evening, Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe. Sessions alleged that McCabe had made unauthorized disclosures to the media and “lacked candor” in speaking to an internal watchdog group – a ... More »

February 18th, 2018

Weekend News & Commentary — February 17-18, 2018

Published February 18th, 2018 -

According to Liz O’Donnell at The Atlantic there is a looming crisis facing America’s working daughters. While advocates already face challenges with regards to paid family and medical leave, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that there are currentl... More »


Weekend News & Commentary — February 10-11, 2018

Published February 11th, 2018 -

Jon Steingart at Bloomberg Law details how the GrubHub litigation could find new legs at the trial court level. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California held on Feb. 8 that former GrubHub deliv... More »

February 4th, 2018

Weekend News & Commentary — February 3-4, 2018

Published February 4th, 2018 -

On Friday, Indiana became the second state to get approval from the Trump administration to impose a work requirement on Medicaid beneficiaries. The Wall Street Journal reports that the approval is “the first major health-policy move since Alex Azar was ... More »

January 21st, 2018

Weekend News & Commentary — January 20-21, 2018

Published January 21st, 2018 -

The federal government shutdown began at 12:01am on Saturday morning. The New York Times details the percentage of employees estimated to be furloughed in each department based on the shutdown, and what happened to federal employees and programs during the las... More »

December 20th, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — December 20, 2017

Published December 20th, 2017 -

The House passed the GOP tax reform bill yesterday afternoon, but will have to vote on it again today to avoid potentially violating the Byrd Rule, which governs the types of legislation that can be passed under reconciliation. The Senate passed it last night ... More »

December 18th, 2017

Today’s News & Commentary — December 18, 2017

Published December 18th, 2017 -

According to Washington Post reporter Matt Zapotosky, Judge Kozinski has announced his retirement from the bench, effective immediately. The Washington Post reported on Friday that nine more women have accused 9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski of inappropriate s... More »


Weekend News & Commentary — November 25-26, 2017

Published November 26th, 2017 -

Bloomberg Law reports on a number of Congressional labor policy staff who are leaving the Hill, although the staffing changes are not expected to change labor policy for either Republicans or Democrats. Liz Watson, the former labor policy director for Democrat... More »

November 12th, 2017

Weekend News & Commentary — November 11-12, 2017

Published November 12th, 2017 -

In honor of Veterans Day, Fast Company has collected twenty-four resources to help veterans re-entering the workforce. Jessica Mason argues in Slate’s Better Life Lab that chosen family should be included in paid leave policies, and she cites a few examp... More »

October 29th, 2017

Weekend News & Commentary — October 28-29, 2017

Published October 29th, 2017 -

The Labor Department will file an appeal on Monday of the ruling which struck down the Obama administration’s overtime-pay rule. A Labor Department official said Friday evening that in filing the appeal, the Department is seeking to maintain Secretary Ac... More »