Commentary | September 17, 2019

Risking Food Safety, USDA Plans to Let Slaughterhouses Self-Police

Via: The Hill

A new USDA rule would remove all line-speed limits in pork plants, putting both workers and consumers at risk.

Commentary | August 29, 2019

Democracy Needs Unions

Commentary | August 29, 2019

Democracy Needs Unions

Via: OtherWords.com

This Labor Day, it’s time we fight to restore Democratic rights in the workplace — including the right to form(…)

Commentary | March 8, 2019

XPO Workers Needed Power of Union to Fight Pregnancy Discrimination

Via: Knoxville News Sentinel

Workers at XPO’s Memphis warehouse spoke out against pregnancy discrimination and harassment; in response, the company shuttered the warehouse.

Commentary | March 5, 2019

Wage Theft Is a Real National Emergency

Via: The American Prospect

Trump fails to confront the ongoing crises facing low-wage workers but enjoys stoking fears about threats that do not exist.

Commentary | December 6, 2018

It’s Finally Time for One Fair Wage: Servers Shouldn’t Be at the Mercy of Customers, Among Other Factors

Via: NY Daily News

New York’s needlessly complex wage system prevents many from taking home the full minimum wage.

Commentary | July 17, 2018

Home Care Workers the Latest Group in Trump Team’s Crosshairs

Via: The Hill The Trump administration continues its attack on workers and unions: Its latest volley is a Department of(…)

Commentary | June 26, 2018

Fair Labor Standards Act at 80: It’s More Important than Ever

Via: Law 360

We cannot uphold our most basic workplace protections, such as the minimum wage, overtime premium pay, and child labor protections,(…)

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.

Commentary | April 17, 2018

High-speed pig slaughter will be disastrous for everyone involved

Via: The Guardian

A new rule in the US would eliminate food inspectors and lift limits on how quickly pigs can be killed.(…)

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