Commentary | February 13, 2018

Trump should require federal contractors to follow the law

It’s time for the Trump administration to ensure that irresponsible employers are not given federal contracts.

Commentary | February 6, 2018

The Labor Department seems bent on putting profits ahead of workers

The Labor Department has no excuse not to pull the proposal immediately.

Commentary | January 28, 2018

No Obfuscation If You Keep to the Facts on Poultry Line Speeds

Parsing words and bending facts will have real victims: consumers and workers.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

McDonald’s motive in denying its status as the boss is clear.

Commentary | December 22, 2017

Do It Yourself: Trump’s Quiet Attack on the Regulatory State is Another Part of His Broader Class War

Far from a recipe for liberty this is, instead, a prescription for chaos.

Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

Commentary | November 8, 2017

Don’t Let Congress Cheat Workers Out of Basic Rights

House Republicans advanced a bill to roll back longstanding “joint employer” protections for workers contracted by big companies.

Commentary | September 19, 2017

Can Companies Force Workers to Go to Arbitration?

SCOTUS will soon rule on whether employers can forbid class actions and force workers into individual arbitration.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

These Labor Laws Are Suppressing Black Workers

The fights for civil rights, economic justice, and labor rights are inextricably tied.

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