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
A New York State bill seeks to regulate the fashion industry’s social and environmental impacts.
Paying the Price of Regulating Childcare
Scholars argue that increased regulation in the childcare industry has unintended consequences.
Regulating Prison Labor
Experts are debating whether current workplace protections adequately shield incarcerated workers.
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?
A novel trade enforcement tool creates an expedited process to protect labor rights.
The Future of Working from Home
Experts address regulatory implications of the transition to remote work.
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?
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 right-to-work principle protects employee freedom not to subsidize unwanted unions.
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.