About 2 weeks ago

09/03/2019 - As Grass-Roots Labor Activism Rises, Will Unions Take Advantage?

– The New York Times
Workers in industries like education, hospitality and technology are growing more assertive, engaging in strikes and informal walkouts at levels unseen in decades and taking part in new organizing efforts.
 
– CBS Sacramento
Uber, Lyft and DoorDash threatened to spend $90 million on a California ballot measure if they can’t reach a deal with unions and lawmakers on legislation that would change the rights of their drivers and other so-called gig workers.
– The Wall Street Journal
Companies revamp job postings to appeal to a wider set of applicants; one startup’s pitch: ‘This role isn’t for everyone.’
 
– Forbes
As a national debate rages over equal pay in the workplace, New York is one of the latest states to broaden its pay equity law and ban employers from asking job candidates about their salary histories.