News Releases | May 21, 2018

SCOTUS Backs Forced Arbitration, Taking Away Workers’ Right to Band Together to Challenge Sexual Harassment and Other Misconduct

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court has paved the way for corporations to break workplace laws with impunity.

Blog | May 18, 2018

How Two Court Decisions Could Mean Gig Is Up for Many Companies that Call Their Workers Independent Contractors

It seems the gig is up for many companies that call their workers independent contractors.

News Releases | May 17, 2018

On President Trump’s Reference to Undocumented Immigrants as ‘Animals’

“President Trump’s description of undocumented immigrants yesterday as ‘animals’ marks yet another sad and shameful moment in this president’s tenure.”

Commentary | May 17, 2018

Employers Can’t Duck Responsibility for Workplace Safety by Hiring Contract Workers

Via: San Francisco Chronicle

The court clarified what it means to be a true independent contractor.

News Releases | May 9, 2018

On the U.S. Labor Department’s Spring Regulatory Agenda

The Trump administration continues its march toward repealing safeguards designed to protect the rights of workers.

News Releases | May 7, 2018

The People Have Spoken: USDA Should Withdraw Its Proposal to Roll Back Protections in the Meatpacking Industry

There is overwhelming public opposition to the Trump Administration’s proposed hog slaughter speed up rule.

Blog | May 1, 2018

Cashing Out: Big Banks’ Lobbying Dollars Mean Weaker Protections for Consumers and Workers

Last week, Mick Mulvaney announced he may take down the publicly available database of complaints against big banking interests.

News Releases | April 30, 2018

On the California Supreme Court’s Landmark Decision Cracking Down on Independent Contractor Misclassification

The gig is up for employers who misclassify their workers as independent contractors.

Blog | April 27, 2018

We Cannot Afford to Turn Back the Clock on Safety

This Workers’ Memorial Day, we must fight to ensure that the workers we have lost did not die in vain.

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