Commentary | September 19, 2015

MSNBC: Why It’s Time for Uber to Unionize

Via: MSNBC

The growth of the on-demand economy calls for decisive action to safeguard workers’ rights.

Commentary | September 10, 2015

CNBC: Gov. Cuomo Is Right About $15 Minimum Wage

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New York is paving the way for a $15 minimum wage.

Commentary | August 13, 2015

Huffington Post: Worker Definitions in the ‘New’ Economy Are an Old-School Trick

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Labeling employees as “independent contractors” is an age-old way to skirt labor and tax laws, writes Rebecca Smith.

Commentary | July 29, 2015

Huffington Post: Small Business Wins With Fair-Chance Hiring

Via: Huffington Post

A laundromat owner in Florida explains why he supports fair-chance hiring.

Commentary | July 24, 2015

CNN: $15 Minimum Wage: A Domino Effect?

Via: CNN

The pay hike for New York’s fast-food workers may spur other employers to raise wages too, writes Paul Sonn.

Commentary | July 24, 2015

Huffington Post: DOL Says Most Workers Are Employees and Not Independent Contractors: 5 Notable Takeaways

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If companies are surprised by DOL’s guidance, they’ve been getting bad advice, writes Cathy Ruckelshaus.

Commentary | July 16, 2015

CNBC: Time to Ban Criminal-Record Box on Job Applications

Via: CNBC

The Obama administration must lead on “fair chance” hiring, write Christine Owens and Nayantara Mehta.

Commentary | June 30, 2015

Fortune: Paying More Workers Overtime Could Rebuild America’s Middle Class

Via: Fortune

Workers have been putting in more hours for less pay; the Labor Department’s taking a big step to fix that.

Commentary | June 19, 2015

Fortune: It Won’t Kill Uber to Treat Drivers Like Employees

Via: Fortune

Will treating workers as “employees” bring down the sharing economy, or just level the playing field?

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