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Today’s News & Commentary — January 24, 2020

Published January 24th, 2020 -

California has experienced significant union growth—139,000 workers were unionized in the past year. 16.5% of California’s workforce is now unionized. Steve Smith, spokesman for the California Labor Federation, said, “We’re seeing a reinvigoration in organizin... More »

July 14th, 2019

Today’s News & Commentary—July 14, 2019

Published July 14th, 2019 -

On Friday, July 12, Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta announced his resignation as Democrats and Republicans alike questioned his handling of a sex crimes case involving financier Jeffrey Epstein when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida. Even before l... More »


Sharon Block Testifies on Gig Economy

Published September 6th, 2017 -

Sharon Block is testifying this morning before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce in a hearing on “The Sharing Economy: Creating Opportunities for Innovation and Flexibility.”  The hearing and a video of the testimony is available h... More »