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What Scalia’s Replacement Could Mean for Workers

Published February 26th, 2016 -

If Justice Scalia’s replacement is progressive, the Supreme Court will have a five-Justice liberal majority for the first time in decades.  Given the significant number five-to-four decisions limiting the rights of and protections for workers, the importance o... More »

Is Uber Wagging the Dog With Its Moonlighting Drivers?

Published February 1st, 2016 -

There is a math problem with Uber’s most powerful argument for classifying its drivers as independent contractors, not employees.  That argument emphasizes how weakly attached to Uber most drivers are, as evidenced by how many drivers work very few hours per w... More »

Friedrichs Versus Wisconsin’s Act 10: A Brief Primer

Published January 13th, 2016 -

This week the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Friedrichs case, and unions and their supporters are bracing for the worst.  The legal case in support of the Abood precedent has been persuasively defended by Benjamin Sachs, Katherine Fisk, and Andrew S... More »