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Beyond the Waterfront!

Peter Olney The Stansbury Forum
Port of LA containers yard As I was sitting down to read Peter Cole’s ...book, a dispute broke out in the Port of Los Angeles over automation and future of work. I couldn’t avoid commenting on that dispute and much of my review examines the challenges facing the ILWU.

The Trump NLRB’s Anti-Labor Day

Bobbi Murray Capital & Main
NLRB headquarters The National Labor Relations Board is not just changing workplace rules but reversing longstanding precedents.

The Rise of the Permanent Temp Economy

Erin Hatton The New York Times
Politicians across the political spectrum herald “job creation,” but frightfully few of them talk about what kinds of jobs are being created. Low-wage, temporary jobs have become so widespread that they threaten to become the norm. How did we arrive at this state of affairs?
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