Skip to main content

labor

Union Leaders: No Deals with Uber and Lyft!

Peter Olney and Rand Wilson Stansbury Forum
Legislation under consideration in New York Massachusetts and other states look like they might offer gig workers some benefits in terms of limited bargaining rights, but they would come at a high cost.

labor

The Labor Battle for the Right to Pee

Luis Feliz Leon TNR
App delivery workers for DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats, and other tech giants are fighting for a living wage, employment status, and the simple right to pee in privacy.

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.
Subscribe to gig economy