Helen Klein Murillo  //  3/26/17  //  Topic Update


Organized labor is likely to face “challenges and threats” from the Trump Administration, particularly due to looming changes in the composition of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), explains Charlotte Garden on Take Care.

  • At Bloomberg, Josh Eidelson provides background on President Trump’s latest nominee for Secretary of Labor

The Trump administration’s plan to curb agency regulation powers will hurt workers, explains Andrew Strom at On Labor.


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