The rule made it more difficult for victims of discrimination to pursue justice and weakened the commission’s ability to root out discrimination.
Why Is the Republican Party Suddenly Weakening Child Labor Laws?
Rolling back restrictions on child labor and dismantling public education will make the country far more unequal. For today’s GOP, that’s a feature, not a bug.
The Right’s Religious Liberty Agenda Is on a Crash Course With Labor Law
Religious employers have found a way to give themselves cover for blatant discrimination—and the Supreme Court is ready to back them up.
We Can Thank the Wobblies for the Biggest Labor Story of the Year
The radical tactics of the IWW are better suited to the bleak US jobs landscape than those of mainstream trade unions.
Truth, Light, and Title IX
How a cohort of young feminists helped launch the fight against rape and sexual harassment on college campuses 45 years ago.
How Antidiscrimination Law Fails Black Mothers
Title VII’s short period for filing a complaint harms one of the very populations the law is meant to protect: pregnant or nursing mothers—especially mothers of color.
How to Get 4 Million Women Back in the Workforce
Wendy Chun-Hoon, the new head of the Women’s Bureau at the Department of Labor, talks about how the Biden administration should seize this moment to prevent women from being locked out of the labor force for good.
The Trump Administration Gutted the EEOC
An inside account of how Janet Dhillon has hollowed out America’s only workplace civil rights watchdog.
The Democratic Party Will Keep Betraying Labor. It’s Time to Launch a Workers’ Party.
Fifty-seven percent of Americans believe the country needs a third major party.
What Bernie Sanders Could Do as Secretary of Labor
If Biden were to embrace the idea, Sanders and a team of visionary leaders could forge a new New Deal for working Americans.
Can American Labor Survive Prop 22?
The California ballot measure could be the most radical undoing of labor legislation since Taft-Hartley.
McDonald’s Has a Real Sexual Harassment Problem
Since 2015, scores of women have accused the company of fostering a workplace rife with sexual harassment—and of turning its back when they reported mistreatment.