Clean Slate and the Future of Labor Law Reform

Clean Slate and the Future of Labor Law Reform

One year ago, we released our Clean Slate for Worker Power report. The report opened by invoking the idea that...
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ACS Essays on New Policy Possibilities

ACS Essays on New Policy Possibilities

As Biden-Harris inauguration banners (finally) go up at the White House, ACS is out with a collection of essays titled...
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A Legal Challenge Against Racist Labor Exclusions Finds Life in Washington

A Legal Challenge Against Racist Labor Exclusions Finds Life in Washington

On November 5th the Washington Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that dairy workers are eligible for overtime pay....
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Prop 22 Passes in California

Prop 22 Passes in California

With official results for the Presidential race still pending, California has passed Proposition 22, an exemption from California employment law that will allow Lyft...
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The D.C. Circuit Reminds Us How Hard it Will be to Restore the Right to Organize

The D.C. Circuit Reminds Us How Hard it Will be to Restore the Right to Organize

If Joe Biden wins the Presidential election and the Democrats win control of the Senate, then the Trump National Labor...
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Amy Coney Barrett and the Overconfidence and False Modesty of Textualism

Amy Coney Barrett and the Overconfidence and False Modesty of Textualism

Last week’s confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett contained all the elements you probably put on your 2020 SCOTUS...
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Today’s News & Commentary – January 15, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan on Thursday, 6 days before his inauguration. Biden’s “American Rescue Plan,” which Biden’s transition team called “ambitious, but achievable” is designed to stimulate the struggling economy,...

ACS Essays on New Policy Possibilities

As Biden-Harris inauguration banners (finally) go up at the White House, ACS is out with a collection of essays titled What’s the Big Idea? Recommendations for Improving Law & Policy in the Next Administration and in the States. The collection is terrific...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 14, 2020

Yesterday, the House of Representatives began debating the impeachment of President Trump based on an article of impeachment that accuses Trump of “incitement of insurrection” on the Capitol to stop the affirmation of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. They voted...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 12, 2021

The fight over California’s Prop 22 – which made permanent Uber and Lyft’s misclassification of their workers – is not over. A group of gig workers and unions, led by the SEIU, have filed suit in California seeking to overturn the initiative, saying that it...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 12, 2021

As the House begins proceedings to impeach President Donald Trump a second time following his role in emboldening the violent mob that stormed the Capitol last week, Refinery29 writer Whizy Kim recently uplifted the informational TiKTok video from user Jessica Jin,...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 11, 2021

Pressure continued mounting on corporations to cut off financial support to lawmakers who participated in last week’s challenges to President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral college victory. The Washington Post reports that three major corporate donors—Marriott, the...

Weekend News & Commentary — January 10, 2021

The fallout from Wednesday’s violence at the Capitol, which resulted in five deaths, among them Brian Sicknick, a Capitol Police officer, continued this weekend. U.S. unions and labor leaders have forcefully condemned the events, and many have likened it to an...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 8, 2020

This morning, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported that 140,000 jobs were eliminated from payrolls around the country in December. This monthly jobs report marks the first time since last spring that there was a net decline in nonfarm employment. Most sectors...

Today’s News & Commentary – January 15, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan on Thursday, 6 days before his inauguration. Biden’s “American Rescue Plan,” which Biden’s transition team called “ambitious, but achievable” is designed to stimulate the struggling economy,...

ACS Essays on New Policy Possibilities

As Biden-Harris inauguration banners (finally) go up at the White House, ACS is out with a collection of essays titled What’s the Big Idea? Recommendations for Improving Law & Policy in the Next Administration and in the States. The collection is terrific...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 14, 2020

Yesterday, the House of Representatives began debating the impeachment of President Trump based on an article of impeachment that accuses Trump of “incitement of insurrection” on the Capitol to stop the affirmation of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. They voted...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 12, 2021

The fight over California’s Prop 22 – which made permanent Uber and Lyft’s misclassification of their workers – is not over. A group of gig workers and unions, led by the SEIU, have filed suit in California seeking to overturn the initiative, saying that it...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 12, 2021

As the House begins proceedings to impeach President Donald Trump a second time following his role in emboldening the violent mob that stormed the Capitol last week, Refinery29 writer Whizy Kim recently uplifted the informational TiKTok video from user Jessica Jin,...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 11, 2021

Pressure continued mounting on corporations to cut off financial support to lawmakers who participated in last week’s challenges to President-elect Joe Biden’s electoral college victory. The Washington Post reports that three major corporate donors—Marriott, the...

Weekend News & Commentary — January 10, 2021

The fallout from Wednesday’s violence at the Capitol, which resulted in five deaths, among them Brian Sicknick, a Capitol Police officer, continued this weekend. U.S. unions and labor leaders have forcefully condemned the events, and many have likened it to an...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 8, 2020

This morning, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported that 140,000 jobs were eliminated from payrolls around the country in December. This monthly jobs report marks the first time since last spring that there was a net decline in nonfarm employment. Most sectors...

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