Vivian Dong

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Vivian Dong is a student at Harvard Law School.

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Weekend News & Commentary — August 28, 2016

Published August 28th, 2016 -

The employees who run Access-A-Ride, New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s service for people with disabilities, may be earning a $15 minimum wage by 2018. The employees work for Global Contact Services, which contracts with the M.T.A. to run Acce... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — August 12, 2016

Published August 12th, 2016 -

Judge Rakoff denied Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s motion to compel arbitration in a proposed class action antitrust action last week.  Uber rider Spencer Meyer is suing CEO Kalanick, who is also a registered Uber driver, on allegations of horizontal and vertical ... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 29, 2016

Published July 29th, 2016 -

The NLRB declined yesterday to review the decision to unionize of workers at Trump International Hotel, Las Vegas.  Roughly 500 Trump International Hotel workers voted and narrowly approved joining the Culinary Workers Union last December, but Trump Internatio... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 15, 2016

Published July 15th, 2016 -

Donald Trump has selected Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice-president.  Unions are unlikely to be happy with the choice.  Pence’s administration successfully defended in court Indiana’s right-to-work law, passed by Pence’s predecessor.  Pence also repeal... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — July 1, 2016

Published July 1st, 2016 -

The United Parcel Services Inc. and the Independent Pilots Association, which represents UPS’s more than 2,500 pilots, have come to a new five-year labor agreement.  Negotiations over the contract have gone on for the last five years.  The IPA will recommend t... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 17, 2016

Published June 17th, 2016 -

The Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) issued an update to their anti-sex-discrimination rules.  These rules apply only to federal contractors.  Some of the updates, which clarify that the sex discrimination prohibit... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — June 3, 2016

Published June 3rd, 2016 -

Cornell University reached a pre-election agreement with Cornell Graduate Students United, an AFT affiliate seeking to represent Cornell graduate students. The agreement will only take effect if the NLRB holds that graduate student teaching and research assist... More »

The Supreme Court Vacancy and Labor: Sri Srinivasan

Published March 4th, 2016 -

This post is part of an ongoing series on the labor decisions and positions of some of the likely potential picks to replace Justice Scalia on the Supreme Court. Sri Srinivasan is currently a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.  The Senate... More »