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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…