About 5 years ago

09/18/2018 - What Happens When Gig-Economy Workers Become Employees

– The Atlantic
Ever since the emergence of companies like Uber and Lyft, businesses and labor advocates have engaged in an endless, largely theoretical debate about whether classifying workers as independent contractors-responsible for setting their own hours and paying for their own insurance, mileage, and other expenses-helps or hurts them.
 The Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal editorial team attacks the NLRB as a pocket of resistance to the Trump Administration. And in this instance, a pocket of resistance to the business community’s agenda.

Trump Could Buoy The GOP If Dems Catch A Midterm Ride

– National Conference of State Legislatures
The National Conference of State Legislatures breaks down the political dynamics in play this election cycle and outlines which state chambers may flip.
Inspired by the McDonald’s workers strikes, this USA TODAY piece examines the culture of the fast-food restaurant industry, “that make them places where harassment festers.”