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 15, 2020

As onlookers tweet about the possibility of Jeff Bezos’ ascension to the title of "world's first trillionaire,” Amazon takes steps to mitigate its predicted $4 billion in coronavirus-related expenditures between April and June (the figure amounts to 4.5% of the...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 14, 2020

  The Department of Labor announced this morning that 2.9 million more Americans filed for unemployment in the past week, raising the nation’s record-shattering unemployment rate beyond 14.7%.  Among the 36.5 million people now unemployed are some 600,000...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 13, 2020

Aimee Stephens, the plaintiff behind the transgender rights Title VII case currently before the Supreme Court, died yesterday at the age of 59. Stephens was the first transgender person whose civil rights case was heard by the Court, according to the ACLU, who...

Demographics and Identity in 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. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unionized female employees earn 29% more than non-unionized female employees and...

What do (Sports) Unions Do in a Pandemic?

In a piece entitled “What Do Unions Do in a Pandemic,” Jared recently highlighted how unions—across various industries including healthcare, food processing, meatpacking, hospitality, airline, and higher-education—have responded to COVID-19. One noteworthy sector...

Today’s News & Commentary — May 12, 2020

Amidst informal congressional negotiations on the next coronavirus stimulus aid, Labor Secretary Scalia has expressed tacit reluctance to extend the $600 weekly unemployment payment boost beyond the July 31 expiration date. Scalia criticized the current program for...

Today’s News & Commentary—May 11, 2020

In a recent online survey, the Groundwork Collaborative gauged national approval of potential ideas on how to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. Two of these proposals included increased, federally-mandated collaboration between 1) worker representatives and...

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