Remote Work in the United States

Remote Work in the United States

The Number of Remote Workers Remote workers or, as classified by the U.S. Census Bureau, “home-based workers,” are those employed...
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Criminal Records, Employment Discrimination, and the Limits of Back-End Solutions

Criminal Records, Employment Discrimination, and the Limits of Back-End Solutions

For decades, activists, advocates, and academics have decried mass incarceration and its harms. At least 70 million people in the...
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GOP Senators Owe Judge Sung an Apology

GOP Senators Owe Judge Sung an Apology

In December, the Senate confirmed Jennifer Sung to a seat on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by a 50-49...
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How Not to Read the OSH Act

How Not to Read the OSH Act

In staying OSHA’s COVID-19 emergency temporary standard, six U.S. Supreme Court Justices joined an opinion that the ETS was likely...
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For Slaughterhouse Workers, Physical Injuries Are Only the Beginning

For Slaughterhouse Workers, Physical Injuries Are Only the Beginning

Even as more Americans than ever report reducing their meat consumption, the US remains the highest per-capita consumer of meat...
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The Strike Zone—January 17, 2022

The Strike Zone—January 17, 2022

Good news has been hard to come by recently in the world of minor league baseball. Just this past week,...
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Today’s News & Commentary — January 11, 2021

Last night, Chicago Mayor Lightfoot announced that a deal was reached with the Chicago teacher's union to reopen schools. According to the agreement, children will begin returning to school on Wednesday and schools will be implementing a complex safety plan with...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 10, 2022

The Washington Post published an analysis of an underdiscussed dynamic in the pandemic labor market: the dramatic increase in employee resignations in the manufacturing sector.  Part of the increase is attributable to the elevated Covid risk present in a job...

Weekend News & Commentary — January 9, 2022

The impasse between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago authorities came no closer to resolution this weekend, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot rejected a proposal by the union to return to in-person instruction on January 18. “The best, safest place for kids to be is in...

Today’s News and Commentary—January 7, 2022

The Supreme Court will hear fast-tracked oral arguments today in a consolidated set of cases challenging the Biden administration’s OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) protecting workers against contracting COVID-19 at work and challenging a similar mandate...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 11, 2021

Last night, Chicago Mayor Lightfoot announced that a deal was reached with the Chicago teacher's union to reopen schools. According to the agreement, children will begin returning to school on Wednesday and schools will be implementing a complex safety plan with...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 10, 2022

The Washington Post published an analysis of an underdiscussed dynamic in the pandemic labor market: the dramatic increase in employee resignations in the manufacturing sector.  Part of the increase is attributable to the elevated Covid risk present in a job...

Weekend News & Commentary — January 9, 2022

The impasse between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago authorities came no closer to resolution this weekend, as Mayor Lori Lightfoot rejected a proposal by the union to return to in-person instruction on January 18. “The best, safest place for kids to be is in...

Today’s News and Commentary—January 7, 2022

The Supreme Court will hear fast-tracked oral arguments today in a consolidated set of cases challenging the Biden administration’s OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) protecting workers against contracting COVID-19 at work and challenging a similar mandate...

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