The Strike Zone—U.S. Soccer Labor Agreements Install Equal Pay

The Strike Zone—U.S. Soccer Labor Agreements Install Equal Pay

The United States Soccer Federation has agreed to new, landmark collective bargaining agreements with the unions representing the men’s and...
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Paving the Way for Rideshare Cooperatives

Paving the Way for Rideshare Cooperatives

The rideshare industry is plagued with concerns over worker exploitation. Though rideshare companies promise drivers autonomy and flexibility, they more...
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Access to Fertility-Insurance Coverage for LGBTQ Employees Post-Bostock

Access to Fertility-Insurance Coverage for LGBTQ Employees Post-Bostock

Fertility benefits are on the rise in American employee benefits packages. In vitro fertilization (IVF) coverage rose steadily in the...
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Tenants’ Right to Organize: The Regulation of Tenants’ Unions in San Francisco

Tenants’ Right to Organize: The Regulation of Tenants’ Unions in San Francisco

“It's a union at home. . . . We're all workers who can unionize at work. Now we can unionize...
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A New Royalty: The Future of Compensation in the Visual Art Industry

A New Royalty: The Future of Compensation in the Visual Art Industry

50 years ago, world-renowned artist David Hockney sold his painting, “Portrait of an Artist (Pool With Two Figures),” for an...
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Federal Court Upholds New York’s Just Cause Protections for Fast Food Workers

Federal Court Upholds New York’s Just Cause Protections for Fast Food Workers

On February 11, 2022, the Southern District Court of New York preserved just cause protections for fast food workers in...
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Today’s News & Commentary — May 12, 2022

The Federal Trade Commission has cemented a Democratic majority among the commissioners, as the Senate confirmed Professor Alvaro Bedoya on Wednesday. The 51-50 vote, with a tiebreaker from Vice President Kamala Harris, signals a shift that will empower Chair Lina...

Today’s News & Commentary – May 11, 2022

As Bloomberg reported, the House of Representatives cleared the way for congressional staffers to unionize as lawmakers approved the resolution (H. Res. 1096) to confirm the right of staffers to unionize. Technically, the lawmakers did not vote directly on the...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 10, 2022

In today’s News & Commentary, Amazon terminates two union-supporting employees at JFK8; Michigan Starbucks workers receive a union election date; TIME Magazine workers threaten to strike; and Tudor's Biscuit World hit with a complaint from the NLRB. Amazon...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 9, 2022

In today's news and commentary, TikTok has a work culture problem; Amazon fires managers after historic union victory; and unions rally ahead of the 2022 election season. TikTok has a work culture problem, according to a recent exposé in the Wall Street Journal....

Weekend News & Commentary — May 8, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board found merit in several charges filed by Amazon Labor Union over Amazon’s conduct in the leadup to the Staten Island election, the New York Times reports. Those charges include that Amazon threatened to withhold benefits from...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 6, 2022

As Iman wrote earlier this week for OnLabor, the leaked Supreme Court draft decision in Dobbs earlier this week signals an all-but-certain overturning of Roe v. Wade and a constitutional abortion right, and is a workers’ rights’ issue. In response to the leaked...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 12, 2022

The Federal Trade Commission has cemented a Democratic majority among the commissioners, as the Senate confirmed Professor Alvaro Bedoya on Wednesday. The 51-50 vote, with a tiebreaker from Vice President Kamala Harris, signals a shift that will empower Chair Lina...

Today’s News & Commentary – May 11, 2022

As Bloomberg reported, the House of Representatives cleared the way for congressional staffers to unionize as lawmakers approved the resolution (H. Res. 1096) to confirm the right of staffers to unionize. Technically, the lawmakers did not vote directly on the...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 10, 2022

In today’s News & Commentary, Amazon terminates two union-supporting employees at JFK8; Michigan Starbucks workers receive a union election date; TIME Magazine workers threaten to strike; and Tudor's Biscuit World hit with a complaint from the NLRB. Amazon...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 9, 2022

In today's news and commentary, TikTok has a work culture problem; Amazon fires managers after historic union victory; and unions rally ahead of the 2022 election season. TikTok has a work culture problem, according to a recent exposé in the Wall Street Journal....

Weekend News & Commentary — May 8, 2022

The National Labor Relations Board found merit in several charges filed by Amazon Labor Union over Amazon’s conduct in the leadup to the Staten Island election, the New York Times reports. Those charges include that Amazon threatened to withhold benefits from...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 6, 2022

As Iman wrote earlier this week for OnLabor, the leaked Supreme Court draft decision in Dobbs earlier this week signals an all-but-certain overturning of Roe v. Wade and a constitutional abortion right, and is a workers’ rights’ issue. In response to the leaked...

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