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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…

Labor Law in America: Facing Up to a Rule of Law Deficit

April 17, 2023 by Percy David Metcalfe Labor & Employment

In recent months American unions have garnered significant attention and U.S. public approval of unions has increased considerably.[1] The successful campaign of an upstart union at an Amazon warehouse on Staten Island and the rapid organization of Starbucks…

What a Runaway Chipotle Means for Worker’s Rights

March 20, 2023 by Shiva M. Sethi* and Mark Gaston Pearce** Labor & Employment

*Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. expected 2024; Research Assistant at the Worker’s Rights Institute; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. 2017. **Executive Director of the Worker’s Rights Institute; National Labor Relations…

NLRB Case Surge: What It Means and What the Board Can Do About It Right Now

February 16, 2023 by Blake Phillips Labor & Employment

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) is the federal agency tasked with adjudicating labor disputes between collectivized workers and employers.[1] It has jurisdiction over two distinct types of cases: those concerning Unfair…