Commentary | February 6, 2018

The Labor Department seems bent on putting profits ahead of workers

Via: The Hill

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

Commentary | February 5, 2018

Opinion: Florida cities are fighting for home rule

Via: Tallahassee Democrat

Miami Beach’s minimum wage case is about the very heart of our state constitution.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

Via: Newsweek

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

Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Via: Newsweek

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

Commentary | November 23, 2017

Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

Via: New York Times

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

Commentary | November 20, 2017

State Governments Can Block Trump’s Rollback Of Overtime Pay

Via: Huffington Post

State governments can protect workers by raising overtime standards at the state level.

Commentary | September 27, 2017

Target’s Move to $15 an Hour Blows Up This Myth About Raising the Minimum Wage


There’s now a bullseye on the back of employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonald’s.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

Relaxing Today? Thousands Cannot.

Via: NY Daily News

For millions of people, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

These Labor Laws Are Suppressing Black Workers

Via: Fortune

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

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