-The New York Times
Uber and Postmates were denied an injunction while they fight, in court, new rules that treat their contractors as full employees.
At least 10 governors have gone so far as to put language ending marijuana prohibition in their annual budget requests, or used their State of the State speeches to pressure legislators to act on cannabis reform.
– The New York Times
Historically, the gains made during periods of low unemployment have proved transitory for black workers, who are among the last to benefit from a good economy and among the first to suffer in a downturn.
– Nation’s Restaurant News
Amid a tight labor market, multiple national restaurant chains including Taco Bell, Shake Shack, Noodles & Company, KFC, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Chipotle Mexican Grill are coming up with innovative ways to attract and keep salaried and hourly employees through perks like instant pay, cash bonuses for hourly employees and work-day flexibility for managers.