Commentary | September 19, 2016

Uber Should Finally Admit It Has Employees

Via: Law360

Two federal lawsuits and an NLRB claim filed by the NY Taxi Workers Alliance may finally force Uber’s hand,

Commentary | September 15, 2016

How Gretchen Carlson’s $20 Million Settlement Is a Rip-Off

Via: Time.com

Americans shouldn’t have to give up their rights just to participate in the workforce or the marketplace.

Commentary | September 2, 2016

Make Work Great Again

Via: U.S. News & World Report

We’ve heard little from the presidential candidates on the thorniest problems facing America’s workers.

Commentary | August 10, 2016

Uber Drivers Shouldn’t Be Left Behind in the Fight For $15

Via: Huffington Post

Let’s make sure this new sector of low-wage workers benefits from the success of the $15 movement.

Commentary | August 2, 2016

Seattle’s Workers, Businesses Doing Well with a Higher Minimum Wage

Via: Seattle Times

For workers living on the margins, the pay increases make a meaningful difference in their day-to-day lives.

Commentary | August 1, 2016

Fed Contracts Only for Those Who Respect Workplace Laws

Via: The Hill

Let’s not reward corporations that jeopardize workers’ safety, shortchange them on wages, and discriminate against them on the job.

Commentary | July 1, 2016

For Workplace Safety Violators, Life Is Cheap

Via: The Hill

The Labor Department announced that penalties for workplace safety rules violatons will increase for the first time in 25 years.

Commentary | July 1, 2016

Home Care Workers’ Long March to Justice

Via: The Hill

Home care workers finally are assured of the same federal fair-pay guarantees enjoyed by most U.S. workers.

Commentary | June 29, 2016

A Better Way to Disrupt the Workplace

Via: U.S. News & World Report

On-demand companies don’t have to sacrifice flexibility to treat their workers as employees, writes Rebecca Smith.

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