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We Need a Federal Young Workers’ Bill of Rights

February 11, 2024 by Sarah Clements Labor & Employment

“What is the most surprising thing you have seen?” “Little children working.” [1] ~ 1906 “An investigator wrote that he ‘observed another individual of slim build, small stature, and young‐looking facial features standing near conveyor…

Labor Organizing and AI Surveillance in the Workplace

January 14, 2024 by Grace Scott Labor & Employment

In late 2022, Jennifer Abruzzo, general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), wrote a memo warning that artificial intelligence-enabled monitoring of labor organizing activities might violate the rights granted to workers by Section 7…

The Problem of School Lunch Debt

December 18, 2023 by Rachel Danner Access to Justice Education Family Food Security Health

Senate Democrats have recently introduced a new bill directing the Secretary of Agriculture to “cancel and eliminate all debts” associated with school breakfast and lunch programs.[1] The Act, titled the “School Lunch Debt Cancellation Act of 2023…

Right to Counsel in Eviction Proceedings is Vital Amidst Post-COVID Eviction Surge

November 21, 2023 by Thomas Stanley-Becker Access to Justice Housing and Homelessness

About a quarter of Black babies and toddlers in rental housing face eviction every year, according to a new study, and children generally are disproportionately at risk.[1] The study’s finding that the Americans most at risk of eviction are babies and…