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 | February 23, 2018

The Supreme Court Has Opportunity to Rule in Favor of American Workers in Janus

Via: The Hill

Janus takes aim specifically at public employees and their unions, but we all have a stake in this fight.

Commentary | February 13, 2018

Trump should require federal contractors to follow the law

It’s time for the Trump administration to ensure that irresponsible employers are not given federal contracts.

Commentary | February 6, 2018

The Labor Department seems bent on putting profits ahead of workers

Via: The Hill

The Labor Department has no excuse not to pull the proposal immediately.

Commentary | January 28, 2018

No Obfuscation If You Keep to the Facts on Poultry Line Speeds

Via: Food Safety News

Parsing words and bending facts will have real victims: consumers and workers.

Commentary | December 27, 2017

McDonald’s Cannot Dodge its Illegal Treatment of Franchise Workers

Via: Newsweek

McDonald’s motive in denying its status as the boss is clear.

Commentary | December 22, 2017

Do It Yourself: Trump’s Quiet Attack on the Regulatory State is Another Part of His Broader Class War

Via: Slate

Far from a recipe for liberty this is, instead, a prescription for chaos.

Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Via: Newsweek

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

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