Press Clips | October 23, 2017

White Lawmakers Are Using Alabama’s Racist State Constitution To Keep Black Wages Down

Via: In These Times

What moves these officials more? Corporate interests or the needs of their communities?

Press Clips | October 21, 2017

Ban The Box: What This New Law Means For Potential Employees With A Criminal Record

Via: NPR

Fair chance hiring is about an applicant being viewed as a person, not just as a checkbox on an application.

Press Clips | October 19, 2017

Actresses—and Millions of Other Workers—Have No Federal Sexual-Harassment Protections

Via: The Nation

Employers’ false claims that their employees are independent contractors have enormous consequences.

Press Clips | October 16, 2017

Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It’s About Food Safety.

Via: NBC News

Revving up poultry line speeds would be highly dangerous for poultry workers.

Press Clips | October 13, 2017

A Historic Rule Has Held McDonald’s Liable for Labor Abuses. The GOP Is Close to Undoing It.

Via: In These Times

This bill is a transparent attempt to protect large companies that outsource their work in unethical ways.

Press Clips | October 6, 2017

No Class Action: Supreme Court Weighs Whether Workers Must Face Arbitrations Alone

Via: NPR

Collective action is a key tenet of labor law, with a long history of government protection.

Press Clips | September 22, 2017

When Will the Economy Start Caring About Home-Care Work?

Via: The Atlantic

Improving conditions for personal-care workers might help both with the quality of the work and the quality of client life.

Press Clips | September 20, 2017

Unions are Training Hotel Workers to Face Down Immigration Raids

Via: Bloomberg Businessweek

Employers should practice for immigration enforcement in the same way they would practice for a fire drill.

Press Clips | September 6, 2017

“We are all scared”: “Dreamers” face job risk and worse

Via: CBS News

We are encouraging employers to stand by their employees regardless of what happens.

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