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Neuro-Surveillance and the Right to be Human at Work

Published February 15th, 2020 -

In 2018, the news reported that some assembly line workers had been asked to wear caps that monitor brain waves in order for managers to adjust the pace of production and workflows. Some observers raised doubts on the reliability of these tools, and even cast ... More »

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Clean Slate for Worker Power, Through a Canadian Lens

Published February 12th, 2020 -

A new report from Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program entitled Clean Slate for Worker Power lays out a series of ambitious reforms that would help guide U.S. labor law into the 21st century with worker empowerment as a driving policy objective.  Fo... More »

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This May Be the Worst Trump NLRB Decision Yet

Published August 28th, 2019 -

If you rank the Trump National Labor Relations Board decisions by multiplying poor reasoning by impact of the ruling, the decision issued last week in Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation may be the worst one yet. Bexar involves the rights of employe... More »

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Storm Clouds on the Horizon

Published August 12th, 2019 -

The upcoming Supreme Court term is already brimming with consequential employment law issues on its argument docket.  But fair warning: There is little promise that the Court’s treatment of these issues will advance the cause of workplace justice or please cur... More »

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Héctor and Me

Published July 24th, 2019 -

I first met Héctor Figueroa in the late 1980s. I was a young labor lawyer based in New York but traveling all over the South working on organizing campaigns (the NLRB kind, if you can remember back that far).  Héctor was a young staffer in the Research Departm... More »