Enhanced protections for pregnant workers passed as part of last year’s omnibus spending deal goes into effect in less than 45 days.
AI’s footprint in the workplace spreads as D.C. stalls on guardrails
Contract talks between Hollywood writers and producers have put a spotlight on how the fast-developing technology is blowing up the jobs landscape.
Adams supporter suing city for discrimination gets nearly $100,000 raise
Several administration officials with knowledge of the hire said they believed he received the unusually high increase because of his friendship with Mayor Eric Adams.
EEOC enters year 3 of purgatory
When one agrees to become a top official in the federal government, particularly one afforded independence from the White House’s whims, it’s generally with the hopes of doing big things and expectation that you’d be empowered to try.
Elon Musk ‘a perfect recruitment tool’ for organized labor, says new UK unions boss
Trades Union Congress Paul Nowak says Twitter layoffs are driving new union sign-ups.
Labor market mystery: Why higher-income workers are hurting the most
Wall Street and Silicon Valley have been slammed by the Fed’s inflation fight.
POLITICO Playbook: Why ‘Union Joe’ put the screws to rail workers
Thirty years later, as president, Biden is turning to those very same laws to prevent another strike and impose a tentative contract agreement that his administration brokered but multiple rail unions voted to reject.
The left’s message for the Fed: Stop punishing workers
Powell faces backlash for suggesting that unemployment likely needs to rise to ease wage growth and tame surging prices.
Railroad unions struggle to get rebellious workers to ‘yes’ on contracts
Two largest unions close in on votes in the biggest test yet of the Biden administration’s push to avert strikes.
Women aren’t going back to the old workplace
Despite women flooding into the workforce over the last half century, workplaces have remained stuck in the business-as-usual past.
These 7 union-backed workplace laws are coming to California
Gavin Newsom has sided with unions and worker advocates on a number of closely watched proposals.
EEOC muddles along absent Democratic appointees
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission continues to operate with a working majority of Republican appointees, more than a month after former Chair Janet Dhillon’s term expired.
The fallout at the workplace from the ruling on Roe
A wave of academic studies in recent decades suggest that the option to terminate a pregnancy increases economic freedom, especially for women of color.
Biden admin to rescind Trump ‘conscience’ rule for health workers
The move comes as many GOP-led states are moving to limit access to abortions and transgender care.
Local governments have billions in federal Covid cash and no workers to pay
The public sector has gained back 53 percent of the jobs lost since February 2020. The private sector has won back 93 percent.