Labor

Reforming Occupational Enforcement

Reforming Occupational Enforcement

Scholar proposes a method of enforcing American worker-protection laws and curbing employer retaliation.

Can Increased Trucker Salaries Lead to Safer Roadways?

Can Increased Trucker Salaries Lead to Safer Roadways?

Scholars argue that higher truck driver wages promote driver compliance with safety regulations.

Reforming Labor Law to Protect U.S. Workers

Reforming Labor Law to Protect U.S. Workers

Scholars argue that the best way to improve labor law is to change union election rules.

The Consequences of a Subminimum Wage

The Consequences of a Subminimum Wage

Debate ensues over the consequences of eliminating an exemption to the federal minimum wage for tipped employees.

Fashion, Sustainability, and the New York Fashion Act

Fashion, Sustainability, and the New York Fashion Act

A New York State bill seeks to regulate the fashion industry’s social and environmental impacts.

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.