In this week’s Saturday Seminar, we collect recent scholarship on U.S. workforce development.
Despite ongoing fatalities, OSHA has no specific regulations in place for combustible dust hazards.
Experts examine the benefits and complexities of a paid family leave mandate in the United States.
Experts recommend ways to foster workplaces free of sexual harassment.
A proposed rule may expand platform workers’ compensation options but not their access to other benefits.
Regulators struggle to counter bias in hiring because algorithms reproduce existing inequalities.
Labor Department’s proposed rule would change how employers pay tipped employees for non-tipped duties.
Scholar recommends regulatory protections that would limit electronic correspondence after the workday.
Opinion letter finds a gig economy company’s workers are independent contractors.
Expert calls for an overhaul of the existing evidentiary framework for Social Security disability cases.
Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.