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Labor Rights

  1. supreme court
    Kavanaugh Thinks Roe v. Wade Is ‘Settled Law.’ That Doesn’t Mean It’s Safe.Kavanaugh echoes John Roberts’s assurance that he acknowledges precedents protecting abortion rights. But precedents have been and will be overturned.
  2. Democrats: Canadian Unions Shouldn’t Have to Compete With Cheap American LaborCanada has called for NAFTA to prohibit union-busting laws in American states. Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Sherrod Brown agree.
  3. Are Employers Using Trump’s ICE Agents to Intimidate Workers?Instead of cracking down on employers who hire the undocumented, some ICE agents are allegedly helping them underpay their immigrant workers.
  4. politics
    Ivanka Trump’s Brand Doesn’t Do Much to Protect the People Who Make Its GoodsThe company has taken a “hands off” approach to making sure its overseas factories treat workers humanely.
  5. the chain gang
    The Trump Administration Just Handed McDonald’s a Big Labor WinBye-bye Obama ruling that interpreted fast-food companies as “joint employers” alongside franchisees.
  6. protests
    More Than 100 Arrested in Nationwide Minimum-Wage ProtestsThousands took to the streets in the first major Fight for $15 action since Donald Trump won the election.
  7. Graduate Students Can Form Unions Now. That’s a Big Deal.The move is a boon to a labor movement that desperately needs to make inroads among white-collar workers.
  8. the chain gang
    Chipotle Broke the Law by Firing Upset EmployeeNot a great outcome for the burrito chain.