Labor

Paying the Price of Regulating Childcare

Paying the Price of Regulating Childcare

Scholars argue that increased regulation in the childcare industry has unintended consequences.

Regulating Prison Labor

Regulating Prison Labor

Experts are debating whether current workplace protections adequately shield incarcerated workers.

Recentering Worker Welfare in the Breakup Debates

Recentering Worker Welfare in the Breakup Debates

Scholar shows how current antitrust remedies fail to consider effects on workers.

Moving Toward a New Era of Labor Rights in Trade Policy?

Moving Toward a New Era of Labor Rights in Trade Policy?

A novel trade enforcement tool creates an expedited process to protect labor rights.

The Future of Working from Home

The Future of Working from Home

Experts address regulatory implications of the transition to remote work.

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

The Tipping Point for Restaurant Owners?

Labor Department’s proposed rule would change how employers pay tipped employees for non-tipped duties.

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Who Are Gig Economy Workers?

Gig economy companies control workers in new ways but present no new regulatory issues.

The Future Looks Bright for the Right-to-Work Movement

The Future Looks Bright for the Right-to-Work Movement

The right-to-work principle protects employee freedom not to subsidize unwanted unions.

Labor Without Employment

Labor Without Employment

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

The Joint-Employment Standard in Limbo

The Joint-Employment Standard in Limbo

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

The Warren Campaign’s Antitrust Proposals

The Warren Campaign’s Antitrust Proposals

Senator Warren’s proposals seek to protect older technologies at the expense of consumers and workers.

Transportation Workers Can Avoid Arbitration

Transportation Workers Can Avoid Arbitration

The Supreme Court holds that, under federal law, truckers cannot be compelled to arbitrate.