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 7, 2021

A shameful attack on American democracy dominated the headlines yesterday, as hundreds of right-wing protesters-turned-rioters, incited by President Trump, stormed the U.S. Capitol Building in an effort to prevent lawmakers from certifying the results of the 2020...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 6, 2021

All eyes are on the Georgia Senate run-off race. Democrat Raphael Warnock won his race against Republican Kelly Loeffler. The race between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican David Perdue remains close. The nationwide rollout of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines is...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 5, 2021

A rare move within the tech industry, a group of more than 400 Google works have unionized. The Alphabet Workers Union, affiliated with the CWA, formed as a minority union with the goal of structuring activism at Google. The unionization move comes after years of...

Happy Holidays From OnLabor!

Here at OnLabor, we believe that all workers deserve time off — so we’ll be taking some time off ourselves over the holidays, and pausing our daily News & Commentary posts for the next week. Our first post of the new year will be on January 4th. In the...

News & Commentary—December 23, 2020

Record numbers of holiday shoppers are doing their gift buying online this year. This is placing enormous stress on warehouse workers employed by online retailers like Amazon and Target, who report unsafe conditions as they pack into indoor warehouses and struggle...

Today’s News & Commentary — December 22, 2020

As vaccine rollout begins, companies and industry groups have begun aggressively lobbying states to give their workers priority after health care workers and nursing home residents. Since each state has discretion regarding who will receive the second round of...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 7, 2021

A shameful attack on American democracy dominated the headlines yesterday, as hundreds of right-wing protesters-turned-rioters, incited by President Trump, stormed the U.S. Capitol Building in an effort to prevent lawmakers from certifying the results of the 2020...

Today’s News & Commentary—January 6, 2021

All eyes are on the Georgia Senate run-off race. Democrat Raphael Warnock won his race against Republican Kelly Loeffler. The race between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican David Perdue remains close. The nationwide rollout of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines is...

Today’s News & Commentary — January 5, 2021

A rare move within the tech industry, a group of more than 400 Google works have unionized. The Alphabet Workers Union, affiliated with the CWA, formed as a minority union with the goal of structuring activism at Google. The unionization move comes after years of...

Happy Holidays From OnLabor!

Here at OnLabor, we believe that all workers deserve time off — so we’ll be taking some time off ourselves over the holidays, and pausing our daily News & Commentary posts for the next week. Our first post of the new year will be on January 4th. In the...

News & Commentary—December 23, 2020

Record numbers of holiday shoppers are doing their gift buying online this year. This is placing enormous stress on warehouse workers employed by online retailers like Amazon and Target, who report unsafe conditions as they pack into indoor warehouses and struggle...

Today’s News & Commentary — December 22, 2020

As vaccine rollout begins, companies and industry groups have begun aggressively lobbying states to give their workers priority after health care workers and nursing home residents. Since each state has discretion regarding who will receive the second round of...

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