A Safer, More Equitable Reopening

A Safer, More Equitable Reopening

As the country moves toward “reopening,” we face a critical pair of questions. The first is how businesses can begin...
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A Primer on Remedial Workplace Affirmative Action

A Primer on Remedial Workplace Affirmative Action

When affirmative action makes headlines, it usually concerns a lawsuit challenging the race-conscious admissions process of a college or university...
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Implications for Corporate Governance Reform of the (Almost) First Food Delivery App Union

Implications for Corporate Governance Reform of the (Almost) First Food Delivery App Union

It was supposed to be the first union for food delivery app couriers in North America. In February 2020, the...
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New Poll: Americans See Big Power Imbalance in the Workplace

New Poll: Americans See Big Power Imbalance in the Workplace

As Covid-19 has terrified America these past two months, many essential workers -- grocery cashiers, meatpacking workers, warehouse workers, McDonald’s...
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Israel Now Defines Mandatory Wage Deductions as Constitutional Violations – Should we Expect an Israeli Janus?

Israel Now Defines Mandatory Wage Deductions as Constitutional Violations – Should we Expect an Israeli Janus?

In late April, and for the first time in its history, the Supreme Court of Israel decided that a law...
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A CBA By Women, For Women: Demographics, Identity, and the New WNBA-WNBPA CBA

A CBA By Women, For Women: Demographics, Identity, and the New WNBA-WNBPA CBA

The workplace benefits historically marginalized groups enjoy from unionization are well-documented. For example, according to 2019 data from the U.S....
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Today’s News & Commentary – May 22, 2020

The jobs report released today reflects a rise in unemployment claims, but at a declining pace for the seventh straight week following the record peak in late March. Weekly jobless claims totaled 2.4 million for the week ending on May 16, bringing the total since...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 21, 2020

According to an analysis by New York City’s Independent Budget Office (IBO), it will take the city at least four years to fully recover from the economic impact of covid-19. It is predicted that employment will not return to pre-coronavirus levels until 2024. The...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 20, 2020

Bloomberg Law wrote yesterday about the increasing toll that the coronavirus pandemic has taken on the mental health of employees around the country. Stephanie Tilenius, the CEO of Vida Health, a digital therapy and clinician network that works with companies like...

A Primer on Remedial Workplace Affirmative Action

When affirmative action makes headlines, it usually concerns a lawsuit challenging the race-conscious admissions process of a college or university that is trying to diversify its student body.  Prominent examples include last fall’s decision that Harvard...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 19, 2020

The AFL-CIO has sued the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) over its failure to protect workers from the coronavirus. The petition, filed in the D.C. Circuit, seeks an order forcing OSHA to issue emergency standards to protect workers from the...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 18, 2020

On Friday, the House passed a $3 trillion coronavirus stimulus package. Though the bill is likely doomed as it faces Republican opposition in the Senate and a threat of veto from President Trump, it represents House Democrats’ first offer at the negotiating table,...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 17, 2020

Meat-processing plants are seeking support from President Trump’s Department of Labor (DoL) to avoid employee lawsuits related to COVID-19, the Huffington Post reports. At a preliminary hearing in Kansas City, Missouri, a Smithfield attorney expressed confidence...

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