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 and Commentary — July 14, 2022

New guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission tells employers to take more factors into consideration when choosing to screen employees for Covid-19. Until this change took place, employees could legally screen workers on-site across the board,...

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 of the current Supreme Court as a respected institution in American life. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health and West Virginia v. EPA are the endgame...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 13, 2022

Labor unions are pushing to secure a role in the Biden Administration’s target of employing tens of thousands of workers to generate 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, a goal that the White House announced last year. Although some private developers have...

Today’s News & Commentary –– July 12, 2022

Starbucks closes some newly-unionized stores among others, Gerald McEntee – longtime AFSCME president – dies at 87, and rising minimum wages across cities help protect workers from inflation. SB Workers United is decrying an announcement today by Starbucks that it...

A closed Starbucks store

Today’s News & Commentary — July 11, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, the U.S. labor market proves resilient, experts look back on — and ahead at — President Biden’s pro-worker agenda, and union momentum reaches Chipotle. The latest Labor Department numbers describe a strong labor market,...

Today’s News and Commentary — July 8, 2022

A new piece in the American Prospect hosts a conversation between Professor Benjamin Sachs and Professor Kate Andrias, about a law review article they recently co-authored. The conversation also features Steve Kest and Bob Kuttner dissecting the content of the...

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 Forge have published a roundtable-style discussion based on Kate Andrias’s and my article Constructing Countervailing Power: Law and...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 7, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, Biden’s labor aide resigns and is replaced with a former union official, states continue to pass restrictions against nondisclosure agreements, and Mitch McConnell says that Americans are not participating in the labor market because...

Today’s News and Commentary — July 14, 2022

New guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission tells employers to take more factors into consideration when choosing to screen employees for Covid-19. Until this change took place, employees could legally screen workers on-site across the board,...

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 of the current Supreme Court as a respected institution in American life. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health and West Virginia v. EPA are the endgame...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 13, 2022

Labor unions are pushing to secure a role in the Biden Administration’s target of employing tens of thousands of workers to generate 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, a goal that the White House announced last year. Although some private developers have...

Today’s News & Commentary –– July 12, 2022

Starbucks closes some newly-unionized stores among others, Gerald McEntee – longtime AFSCME president – dies at 87, and rising minimum wages across cities help protect workers from inflation. SB Workers United is decrying an announcement today by Starbucks that it...

A closed Starbucks store

Today’s News & Commentary — July 11, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, the U.S. labor market proves resilient, experts look back on — and ahead at — President Biden’s pro-worker agenda, and union momentum reaches Chipotle. The latest Labor Department numbers describe a strong labor market,...

Today’s News and Commentary — July 8, 2022

A new piece in the American Prospect hosts a conversation between Professor Benjamin Sachs and Professor Kate Andrias, about a law review article they recently co-authored. The conversation also features Steve Kest and Bob Kuttner dissecting the content of the...

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 Forge have published a roundtable-style discussion based on Kate Andrias’s and my article Constructing Countervailing Power: Law and...

Today’s News & Commentary—July 7, 2022

In today’s news and commentary, Biden’s labor aide resigns and is replaced with a former union official, states continue to pass restrictions against nondisclosure agreements, and Mitch McConnell says that Americans are not participating in the labor market because...

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