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Rethinking the Supply Chains

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On November 18, 2021
I am off to give a talk at a labor law conference in Minnesota where I am revisiting some of my discussions of globalization and the need for a Corporate Accountability Act. It’s worth noting that there is a lot of conversations all of a sudden around monitoring and policing supply chains, even outside the […]

Labor Victories

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On November 18, 2021

It’s been a good month for organized labor. Just a few of the victories. Yesterday, John Deere workers approved a new contract with significant wage gains after a month long strike. Workers at D

Hoffa

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On November 15, 2021

James P. Hoffa is stepping down as the head of the Teamsters. This truly ends a generation when the name “Hoffa” means “Teamsters,” for better or for worse. I was contacted by

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On November 15, 1975, Wages for Housework opened its storefront on 5th Avenue in Brooklyn. This date allows us to explore this fascinating intersection between the feminist movement and ideas of work, with many lessons for the present. While the idea of being paid for housework had a strongly international dimension, we will focus on […]
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Friends, that salt of the earth populist Elaine Chao has a message for you. Former Secretary of Labor @ElaineChao just said on @BloombergTV that workers have “a patriotic duty” to take jobs companies can’t fill. What about an employer’s patriotic duty to provide jobs with decent wages and benefits? (Cricket sounds here.) pic.twitter.com/ndocwpawZX — Eve […]

Well, Duh

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On November 9, 2021

Krugman has come around to a point that lots of us have been making for months. The so-called Great Resignation is actually workers saying they don’t want their bullshit jobs and so are finding

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