Commentary | March 7, 2016

Union-Busting. Now There’s an App for That.

Via: medium.com

You don’t need an app to see that Uber is guilty of old-fashioned union-busting, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | March 4, 2016

Quartz: Most Benefits of the Gig Economy Are Completely Imaginary

Via: Quartz

The on-demand economy is starting to show some cracks, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | February 2, 2016

Newsweek: Uber’s Labor Relations Is Driving It Into a Ditch

Via: Newsweek

Uber wants an uneven playing field where it’s exempted from the rules that apply to most employers, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | January 7, 2016

Quartz: On-Demand Workers’ Right to Organize: Seattle 1, Uber 0

Via: Quartz

Seattle has passed a law allowing for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with the companies they work for.

Commentary | December 9, 2015

U.S. News & World Report: Gig Economy Workers Deserve Better

Via: U.S. News & World Report

On-demand workers shouldn’t be treated as second-class employees.

Commentary | November 16, 2015

Huffington Post: Putting Off-the-Clock Work Back on the Clock?

Via: Huffington Post

Judges are tying themselves in knots over what constitutes “work.”

Commentary | November 16, 2015

The Hill: Don’t Reward Lawbreakers with Federal Contracts

Via: The Hill

Requiring federal contractors to obey the law is not a burden—it’s the bare minimum taxpayers have a right to expect.

Commentary | November 13, 2015

Huffington Post: Why Is Tyson Foods Still Stealing From its Workers?

Via: Huffington Post

Decades of cases, court orders and USDOL investigations found the company owed millions to its workers.

Commentary | November 12, 2015

BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter: Proposed Rule Will Protect Responsible Workers, Contractors

Via: BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter

The federal government has long been required to do business only with responsible contractors.

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