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Jon Levitan is a student at Harvard Law School and a member of the Labor and Employment Lab.
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Labor leaders, academics, and reporters react to Glacier Northwest
Supreme Court ruled on Glacier Northwest; Southern California hotel employees asking for strike authorization; businesses urge to strike on June 1 to protest Florida's new immigration law; FedEx reached tentative agreement with pilot employees.
[email protected]: helpline fired its workers after they unionized and then introduced chatbot in their stead (which promptly malfunctioned), and Uber drivers in Nigeria who have financed their cars through Uber’s financing partner are having their cars impounded.
Starbucks is (yet again) violating the NLRA, Ben & Jerry's voluntarily recognizes its Scoopers union, and UPS workers prepare to strike for air conditioning and other benefits.
In a short, but important day for labor news, NLRB General Counsel Abruzzo has stated her view that non-competes violate section 7 rights and wildfire-preventing goat companies are fighting a sharp increase in wages for their herders. In a much-anticipated memo released today, General Counsel of the NLRB Jennifer Abruzzo outlines a novel argument for […]
Iowa joins a growing list of states that are relaxing back child labor laws; Los Angeles union workers join the Writers Guild of America strikers in a show of solidarity; Alaska’s Supreme Court rules that an executive order requiring employees to opt in to union membership was illegal
Professor Andrew Crespo outlines the potential power of plea strikes and defendant unions in fighting the carceral state.
Assessing Starbucks CEO's Senate testimonial regarding the company's response to workers union organizing.
Howard Schultz repeatedly asserted Starbucks has not broken the law -- despite a judge findng "egregious AND widespread" NLRA violations.
What the success of federal-sector unions can teach us about private-sector labor law reform.
Federal court breathes new life into Uber’s challenge to California‘s worker-classification law.
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