Skip to main content

labor

Wage Rule Trifecta Poses Test for Marty Walsh’s DOL Leadership

Ben Penn Bloomberg Law
The pending rulemakings involve legal questions that are frequently tested in Dept. of Labor investigations and in class actions pitting plaintiff’s attorneys and unions against management: contractor status, joint employment and tipped wages.

labor

Biden Forges Ahead with His Pro-Union Agenda on Several Fronts

Maegan Vazquez CNN
President Biden's statement on Tuesday urging the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the Protecting the Right to Organize Act follows his earlier support for workers who want to organize an Amazon warehouse in Alabama.

labor

Uber and Lyft’s Proposition 22 Spent Big, Won Big

Jack Ross Capital & Main
In the midst of a pandemic, drivers will be denied sick days, and local laws passed in L.A., San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose to protect drivers during COVID-19 will be retroactively undone.

Friday Nite Videos | March 13, 2020

Portside
Six Key Issues Where Sanders Continues to Fight. Trump’s Coronavirus Address, Blooper Reel Included. Sorry We Missed You | Movie. Italy: Solidarity in Song. Katie Porter Secures Free Coronavirus Testing for All Americans.

Sorry We Missed You | Movie

From director Ken Loach, writer Paul Laverty and the award-winning team behind I, Daniel Blake, comes Sorry We Missed You - a powerful exploration of the contemporary world of work, the gig economy and the challenges faced by one family trying to hold it all together. Full review here.

Subscribe to gig economy