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Andy Stern on Universal Basic Income

Published June 14th, 2016 -

Andy Stern, former president of SEIU, released a book today in which he argues for a universal basic income in the United States.  Raising the Floor focuses on the impact of new technologies on the labor market, a subject we’ve been covering here at OnLa... More »

Class Bias on Display at the D.C. Circuit

Published May 26th, 2016 -

When it comes to imposing remedies, the NLRB is as toothless as an infant.  When an employer issues threats to its workers, or when it refuses to bargain with a newly certified union, the standard remedy is an order to cease and desist, plus a requirement that... More »

New OECD Study Finds Lower Job Threat from Robots

Published May 19th, 2016 -

An important new paper published for the OECD predicts that robots and automation will impact far fewer jobs than the now-famous 47% number established by Frey & Osborne.  The OECD paper estimates that 9% of jobs in the United States are at risk of automat... More »

Economic Inequality

Published December 2nd, 2015 -

As Brian Mahoney reports this morning, the Institute for Policy Studies has a new report out on economic inequality.  Here’s one of the report’s staggering findings: America’s 20 wealthiest people — a group that could fit comfortably in one single ... More »

Reader Poll: The Results

Published December 18th, 2014 -

The results of our reader poll are in!  We asked: What were the biggest developments in labor law in the past year?  Our readers answered that Harris v. Quinn and the fast food campaign are the biggest developments.  We’ll have some discussion of these t... More »

Reader Poll: Closing at Noon Today!

Published December 18th, 2014 -

Our reader poll on the biggest developments in labor law in the past year is closing at noon today — get your votes in now! And see what some labor leaders have chosen so far. More »