Blog | June 11, 2018

New Possibilities Ahead for Workers Left out of Labor Standards?

In Chamber of Commerce v. Seattle, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals held that Seattle’s collective bargaining bill violated antitrust laws. But it also held that(…)

Blog | June 5, 2018

The Supreme Court’s Decision in Epic Systems—What You Need to Know

The big effect of this case is that the Supreme Court has now said that your boss can force you(…)

Blog | June 5, 2018

What’s Next for Forced Arbitration? Where We Go After SCOTUS Decision in Epic Systems

Advocates know that it is difficult to understate the devastating effect Epic Systems will have on workers’ rights. The Supreme Court has(…)

Blog | June 1, 2018

Epic Fail and Dynamex’s Glory: Two Cases in Context

Two momentous cases for workers have come out in the last month: one permits corporations to force workers to waive(…)

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.

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.

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.

Blog | April 27, 2018

Director of Work Quality Tsedeye Gebreselassie Named to “40 Under 40” List

Tsedeye Gebreselassie was named to the NYU Law Alumni of Color Association (LACA) “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” list for(…)

Blog | April 13, 2018

1099’s and W-2’s: If Your Boss Broke the Law, it Might Make Your Taxes Higher

The tax burden may come as a huge shock to workers filing as independent contractors for the first time.

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