Press Clips | May 19, 2022

Injury rates surge at Amazon’s New York facilities

Via: City and State New York

Amazon warehouses nationwide saw a spike in injuries in 2021, but the increase is even more stark in New York.(…)

Press Clips | May 15, 2022

‘A magnet for rip-off artists’: Fraud siphoned billions from pandemic unemployment benefits

Via: The Washington Post

Identity theft and other sophisticated criminal schemes contributed to potentially $163 billion in waste, while inflicting harm on unwitting victims.(…)

Press Clips | May 9, 2022

Biden’s Power to Set Contractor Wage Hikes Arises in Texas Court

Via: Bloomberg Law

The Biden administration has the authority to increase wages for federal contractors, which will mean greater income and equality for(…)

Press Clips | May 4, 2022

Second Amazon Labor Union effort fails but inspires new legislation

Via: Fashion United

A second unionization effort at an Amazon sortation facility, LDJ5, on Staten Island in New York has come up short,(…)

Press Clips | April 19, 2022

Climate Change Is Making Jobs Deadlier—and OSHA Can’t Take the Heat

Via: Mother Jones

Conservatives have gutted America’s workplace watchdog. Workers are paying with their lives.

Press Clips | April 13, 2022

How Uber and Lyft compromised with labor in Washington state — and kept drivers from becoming employees

Via: Protocol

Here’s the story of how Washington avoided a blowout Proposition 22 fight, and how the gig work companies won contractor(…)

Press Clips | April 13, 2022

Mayor’s Commission for Re-Entry aims to integrate formerly incarcerated people back into our community

Via: WBRL.com

The Mayor’s Commission for Re-Entry, which is a group of partner organizations working together to assist adults who are exiting(…)

Press Clips | April 5, 2022

Amazon Union’s Chris Smalls Is Part of the Legacy of Black Labor Organizing

Via: Teen Vogue

This op-ed argues that Black labor organizers have long recognized that better conditions for Black and brown workers result in(…)

Press Clips | April 1, 2022

Washington State Passed a Contentious New Gig Worker Law

Via: Wired.com

Uber and Lyft have legally cemented the independent contractor status of ride-hail drivers. Now other states are on the horizon.

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