//  6/4/17  //  Topic Update


Congressional lawmakers have introduced legislation to modify union voting requirements that would make organizing for better pay substantially more difficult, argues Nicole Knight (Rewire).

Although the Trump administration’s revised parental leave proposal contains some key improvements from the original, the plan remains inadequate, argue Lenora M. Lapidus and Vania Leveille (ACLU).


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