Blog | May 19, 2022

Limiting Non-Compete Agreements Is Key to a Just Recovery

Many state legislatures are successfully taking on the challenge of non-compete reform.

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 | 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(…)

News Releases | February 11, 2022

Federal Court Upholds New York City’s ‘Just Cause’ Job Protections

NYC’s law reins in unfair firings of fast-food workers, requiring employers to have a good reason and a fair process.

Press Clips | February 9, 2022

Red State Lawmakers Look at Noncompete Bans for Low-Wage Workers

The movement toward shielding low-wage workers from job-mobility restrictions could be gaining more bipartisan appeal, as a handful of GOP-majority(…)

Press Clips | December 16, 2021

Report: Amazon facilities in Minnesota have high rate of injuries, pay inequities

Via: Star Tribune

A new report by the National Employment Law Project and Awood Center urges investigations by state authorities and more involvement(…)

News Releases | December 8, 2021

Report: Injury Rate at Minnesota Amazon Warehouses Is Four Times the Statewide Average for All Industries

Warehouse conditions marked by racial pay inequities, high turnover, harmful discipline practices.

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Hear Us: Cities Are Working to End Another Legacy of Slavery — ‘At Will’ Employment

Via: Next City

One in two U.S. workers (47% of workers overall, 50% of Black workers, and 52% of Latinx workers) have been(…)

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