Britany Riley  //  8/27/17  //  Topic Update


18 attorneys general filed an amicus brief in support of the employees in NLRB v. Murphy Oil, which challenges the legality of arbitration agreements under the NLRA and Federal Arbitration Act, writes Melissa Greenberg at OnLabor.

  •       The brief is available here.

A federal judge has blocked an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission rule permitting employers to charge increased health insurance premiums to employees who do not participate in wellness programsreports Nick Bagley on Take Care.


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Richard Trumpka, President of the AFL-CIO, harshly criticized President Trump for his divisive rhetoric and continued support of corporations over working class Americans.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The Trump Administration is seeking to revive and broaden a rule that Congress killed last year requiring drug testing for unemployment benefits. There are fewer OSHA workplace safety inspectors under the Trump Administration than under President Obama.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | Week of October 30, 2017

11/6/17  //  Daily Update

The Labor Department will appeal a court ruling that threw out an Obama-era rule that would have expanded overtime pay to 4 million more people.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School