Derek Reinbold  //  6/18/17  //  Topic Update


Eric Morath reports President Trump plans to expand the U.S. workforce with apprenticeships (WSJ).

President Trump plans to include permit reform in his $1 trillion infrastructure package, writes Melanie Zanona (The Hill).

The Department of Labor’s plan to rescind the “persuader rule” governing anti-union activities will harm workerswrites Marni von Wilpert at ACS Blog.

Pro-family policies pushed by Ivanka Trump are woefully inadequate argue family leave activists (Rewire).


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