NLRB Ruling Bans Work Email for Union Organizing

December 31, 2019

The National Labor Relations Board continues to trend pro-employer in its December rulings, with the latest blow to unions coming in the form of a ban on using a company email account for union purposes. In the recent Caesar’s […]

WGA and Big 3 Agencies Propose a March 2021 Trial Start

December 28, 2019

The long standoff between the WGA and the Big Three talent agencies could go on much longer. The two sides in a court filing Friday have proposed a trial start date of March 2021 for their legal showdown that has already lasted more than […]

Forbes: 43% of Workers are Low-Wage

December 27, 2019

“Low-wage income” is a category that many of us use without thinking beyond that single bucket. It lumps together everyone trying to scrape by at $7.25 an hour to those making more but not enough. Descriptive enough? Not if you want to understand issues of income inequality and come up with rational […]

WSJ: Rank-and-File Workers Get Bigger Raises

December 27, 2019

Wages for rank-and-file workers are rising at the quickest pace in more than a decade, even faster than for bosses, a sign that the labor market has tightened sufficiently to convey bigger increases to lower-paid employees. Gains for those […]

Yeselson: Sanders and Warren Take Aim at Taft-Hartley

December 27, 2019

“This year, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are running for president on the most pro-union and pro-worker platforms the nation has seen in decades,” writes Rich Yeselson in The American Prospect. Harold Meyerson recommends […]

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