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There’s quite a disconnect in how we are talking about work as the left has revitalized itself over the past decade. There is a nearly unprecedented conversation about big issues of inequality and the need to address these problems. That’s led to serious proposals about single-payer health care, the Fight for $15 and higher minimum […]
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Republicans continue to freak out over the Obama administration’s continuing advancements in giving American workers a fair shake. They are going to do whatever they can to repeal those regulations, even though these strategies won’t work. Buried on page 523 of the Senate’s proposed National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 is a provision […]

WAGE Act

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On September 17, 2015

The United States has not passed comprehensive labor law reform that was pro-worker since 1938. 77 years is a long time. Democrats are now proposing a law to change that. The Workplace Action for a Gr

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What Should Labor Law Do?

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On July 5, 2015
Today is the 80th anniversary of the National Labor Relations Act. Of course, the NLRA is hardly working for workers these days, with regulatory capture and unfriendly court decisions creating a regime that keeps all the restrictions on workers and eliminates all the benefits. The extent to which labor should hope to keep using the […]
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