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Today’s News & Commentary — September 14, 2021

Today’s News & Commentary — September 14, 2021

Missouri public employees’ unions continue to struggle against the governor’s office for collective bargaining. In 2018, former Governor Eric Greitens signed a law that gave meager raises in exchange for changing the states’ merit hiring system, effectively reclassifying state workers into at-will employees. Since then, current Governor Mike Parson, who was Greitens’s lieutenant governor, has […]

Today’s News & Commentary—September 2, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary—September 2, 2021

Yesterday, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy announced that rideshare companies could move forward with their proposed state ballot measure to exempt their drivers from employment law protections.  The proposal, modeled closely on California’s Proposition 22, was one of 17 out of 30 proposed ballot initiatives certified by the Attorney General as having met baseline state […]

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Alibaba Rape Allegation Reveals China Tech’s Seamy Side

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Alibaba Rape Allegation Reveals China Tech’s Seamy Side

Sexually suggestive office games, boozy dinners and a culture of ignoring problems have long plagued the industry. Changing it will still be hard.

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On CNN, covering one Cuomo while another is on vacation.

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On CNN, covering one Cuomo while another is on vacation.

Chris Cuomo, who is off this week, has conferred with his brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, by telephone over the past few days.

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‘Ugh’: Life at Andrew Cuomo’s Hometown Newspaper

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‘Ugh’: Life at Andrew Cuomo’s Hometown Newspaper

The Times Union’s strait-laced, minimal-schmooze, no off-the-record principles put it on a collision course with the notoriously press-controlling governor of New York.

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‘Ugh’: Life at Andrew Cuomo’s Hometown Newspaper

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‘Ugh’: Life at Andrew Cuomo’s Hometown Newspaper

The Times Union’s strait-laced, minimal-schmooze, no off-the-record principles put it on a collision course with the notoriously press-controlling governor of New York.

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 5, 2021

Ongoing revelations surrounding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s serial sexual misconduct while in office have lost the governor the support of organized labor.  Since Tuesday, a host of labor groups—including the Hotel Trades Council, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 32BJ, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), the Retail, Warehouse, and Department Store Union (RWDSU), […]

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Today’s News & Commentary — July 27, 2021

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Today’s News & Commentary — July 27, 2021

Analysis of the NLRB’s decision last week to save Scabby the Rat (Lippert Components Inc., 371 NLRB No. 8 (2021)), which Maxwell wrote about last week, continues to roll in. Meagan Day, in Jacobin, celebrated the decision, which she said turned away a “pathetic…attempt at extermination” by former NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb. Day noted […]

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The Strike Zone—July 19, 2021

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The Strike Zone—July 19, 2021

As previously discussed, the Supreme Court’s opinion in NCAA v. Alston was a narrow ruling on strictly antitrust grounds, but the decision has the potential to more broadly alter the landscape of collegiate athletics. That potential is already being realized, as a proposed collective and class action suit seeks to apply the court’s reasoning in […]

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'Nice skirt, it would look better on my bedroom floor' – your sexual harassment stories

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Diversity

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