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.

Press Clips | March 29, 2022

Nevada casino owner sued over pandemic jobs right-to-return

Via: MSN

A union representing more than 60,000 hotel housekeepers, bartenders and porters is backing a lawsuit alleging that one of Nevada’s(…)

Press Clips | March 26, 2022

Raising interest rates won’t fix the real reason behind inflation: price-gouging and corporate greed

Via: Business Insider

Last week, the Federal Reserve issued the first of a projected seven interest-rate hikes this year in order to slow the American(…)

Press Clips | March 9, 2022

Hochul proposes covering costs to farmers for new overtime rules

Via: Times Union

A subsidy that could cost taxpayers up to $130 million annually is being proposed by Gov. Kathy Hochul to indefinitely(…)

Press Clips | February 10, 2022

1 in 4 Temp Workers Reports Wage Theft, New Survey Finds

Via: In These Times

A stunning 24% of workers in the temp industry say they have had their wages stolen from them by their employers,(…)

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