Commentary | March 2, 2017

Fair Scheduling: Good for Workers, Good for Business

Employers should not see City Council legislation as an oppressive mandate.

Commentary | March 1, 2017

Trump’s Address Was More Measured But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Uttering platitudes is not the same as actually putting workers at the top of the agenda.

Commentary | February 27, 2017

Little Financial Security in ‘Gig Economy’ Benefits Plan

A meager 2.5% benefits contribution hardly makes up for what’s lost when workers give up employee status.

Commentary | February 17, 2017

What the Country Learned from Trump’s Labor Nominee Fiasco

Puzder’s nomination failed in part because of his lack of respect for low-wage workers.

Commentary | February 10, 2017

A Wrong-Headed Maryland Bill Attacks Local Worker-Friendly Legislation

Lawmakers must reject this proposal and instead strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

Commentary | January 25, 2017

Will Trump’s Labor Nominee Keep Workers Safe?

If he is as unsuited to this position as the record appears, the Senate must deny him confirmation.

Commentary | December 15, 2016

Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker’?

Trump’s pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.

Commentary | December 9, 2016

Why Trump’s Labor Secretary Is an Extreme Contradiction

Opposition to workers’ rights is bread and butter for fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder.

Commentary | December 1, 2016

Labor Department Overtime Rules Important for Employees

Millions of workers in retail, food service, and other industries currently denied overtime pay would benefit.

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