A Troubling Holding on Jurisdiction for NLRB Consent Orders

A Troubling Holding on Jurisdiction for NLRB Consent Orders

Last week, in NLRB. v. Constellium Rolled Products Ravenswood, LLC, a divided Fourth Circuit panel, led by two Trump appointees,...
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The Flexibility to Be Paid in Chicken Sandwiches

The Flexibility to Be Paid in Chicken Sandwiches

Last week, a Chick-fil-A franchise in Hendersonville, North Carolina made news by asking for “volunteers” to work at the store’s...
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A Canadian Proposal for Starbucks Bargaining

A Canadian Proposal for Starbucks Bargaining

The recent wave of union organizing in the service sector has raised hopes that a fundamental transformation is occurring in...
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Labor and the End of the Roberts Court

Labor and the End of the Roberts Court

The last month marked not just the temporary end of women’s constitutional right to choose, but also the permanent end...
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Roundtable on Law and Countervailing Power

Roundtable on Law and Countervailing Power

At a moment when many are looking for new strategies to advance progressive political goals, The American Prospect and The...
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Rebooting Joint-Employer with Presumptions — A Modest Proposal

Rebooting Joint-Employer with Presumptions — A Modest Proposal

Coming soon: The return of the fight over joint-employer doctrine. Earlier this year, the National Labor Relations Board announced that...
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Today’s News & Commentary—August 2, 2022

In today’s News & Commentary, OSHA fines two Family Dollar stores in Ohio, US railroad workers may be gearing up to strike, and a new Washington Post article discusses the impacts of inflation on Government workers. Two Ohio Family Dollar stores are each facing...

Today’s News & Commentary—August 1, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: Union representatives call for urgent heat protections for UPS workers and, at Starbucks, union organizing continues. Union representatives across the country are worried about the increasing number of UPS workers who have needed...

Weekend News & Commentary—July 31, 2022

In this weekend’s news and commentary, a leaked Amazon memo gives insight into its anti-union strategy and Congress advances legislation to protect workers from dangerous heat conditions. On July 29, Vox reported on a leaked memo authored by Amazon officials in May...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 29, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: budget reconciliation deal excludes fines for labor law violations; the first union at Trader Joe's; and the Third Circuit's blow to unions and other advocacy groups. This week, as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reached...

A Canadian Proposal for Starbucks Bargaining

The recent wave of union organizing in the service sector has raised hopes that a fundamental transformation is occurring in the United States that will revitalize collective bargaining and bring millions of young workers into the labor movement. At the epicentre...

Today’s News and Commentary — July 28, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: proposed federal legislation to protect domestic workers, workers written out of a newly passed federal semiconductor production initiative, a potential criminal inquiry at Amazon, union workers find solidarity amid struggle in...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 27, 2022

POLITICO published a profile of Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) yesterday, the Democratic nominee in the race for the Buckeye State’s open Senate seat, describing the Congressman as a “pro-labor Democrat” “running for Senate as a friend of unions,” and highlighting...

Today’s News & Commentary –– July 26, 2022

A Trader Joe's in Hadley, Massachusetts may soon become the first unionized Trader Joe's in the nation, as a vote date has been set for tomorrow, July 27th. Over the weekend, union organizers held a rally outside their store which drew over 100 supporters. Sarah...

Today’s News & Commentary—August 2, 2022

In today’s News & Commentary, OSHA fines two Family Dollar stores in Ohio, US railroad workers may be gearing up to strike, and a new Washington Post article discusses the impacts of inflation on Government workers. Two Ohio Family Dollar stores are each facing...

Today’s News & Commentary—August 1, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: Union representatives call for urgent heat protections for UPS workers and, at Starbucks, union organizing continues. Union representatives across the country are worried about the increasing number of UPS workers who have needed...

Weekend News & Commentary—July 31, 2022

In this weekend’s news and commentary, a leaked Amazon memo gives insight into its anti-union strategy and Congress advances legislation to protect workers from dangerous heat conditions. On July 29, Vox reported on a leaked memo authored by Amazon officials in May...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 29, 2022

In today’s news and commentary: budget reconciliation deal excludes fines for labor law violations; the first union at Trader Joe's; and the Third Circuit's blow to unions and other advocacy groups. This week, as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reached...

A Canadian Proposal for Starbucks Bargaining

The recent wave of union organizing in the service sector has raised hopes that a fundamental transformation is occurring in the United States that will revitalize collective bargaining and bring millions of young workers into the labor movement. At the epicentre...

Today’s News and Commentary — July 28, 2022

In today’s News and Commentary: proposed federal legislation to protect domestic workers, workers written out of a newly passed federal semiconductor production initiative, a potential criminal inquiry at Amazon, union workers find solidarity amid struggle in...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 27, 2022

POLITICO published a profile of Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) yesterday, the Democratic nominee in the race for the Buckeye State’s open Senate seat, describing the Congressman as a “pro-labor Democrat” “running for Senate as a friend of unions,” and highlighting...

Today’s News & Commentary –– July 26, 2022

A Trader Joe's in Hadley, Massachusetts may soon become the first unionized Trader Joe's in the nation, as a vote date has been set for tomorrow, July 27th. Over the weekend, union organizers held a rally outside their store which drew over 100 supporters. Sarah...

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