Employment

Conflicting Interpretations of Worker Classification

Workers in some states may now be classified as both independent contractors and employees.

Regulating Work in an Age of Fissuring and Automation

Employers may increasingly automate their workplaces, requiring a new approach to workplace regulation.

Regulating Non-Compete Agreements

Governments should place limits on non-compete agreements that apply to low-wage workers.

Labor Without Employment

Firms have moral obligations to those who perform work regardless of employment status.

The Joint-Employment Standard in Limbo

A proposed rule by the NLRB and a potential Supreme Court decision challenge the joint-employer test.

Ratcheting Up Workplace Protections

State legislatures and agencies have an important role to play in improving workplaces for workers.

The Future of Workplace Regulation

Scholars debate the current and future regulatory landscape for workers.

Stealing from the Poor and Giving to the Rich in the Workplace

Report finds that large companies are responsible for a large number of wage violations.

New Front in the Labor War Between Uber and Its Drivers

Rideshare drivers in Philadelphia take their challenge for employee status to the Third Circuit.

Rethinking Privacy on the Job

As surveillance of work activity increases, scholars argue for protecting privacy of employees.

The Jobs and Regulation Issue Revisited

Sound policy requires a deeper understanding of the interplay between regulation and unemployment.

Inconsistent Views on Waiving Rights in Employment

The Court has set two different standards for when employees can waive their workplace rights.