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WorkZone: We still haven't figured out how to be ourselves on social media, without risky problems on the job

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Paula Brantner, a senior adviser at Workplace Fairness, a Silver Spring, Md.-based nonprofit that provides legal information to workers about their rights, said the group’s website saw a surge of visitors after the Charlottesville rally. The site had 3.5 million visitors in 2017. “As tensions rise about the future of our country, people are feeling that it is important, now more than ever, to engage in political discourse and action,” Ms. Brantner said.

Today's Workplace more

The Lesson From West Virginia Teachers? If You Want to Win, Go on Strike.

Miles Kampf-Lassin

New study reveals just how little Uber drivers make

Luke Barnes

Acosta to Defend DOL/OSHA Budget Tomorrow

Jordan Barab

West Virginia Teachers Are Now Out on a Wildcat Strike. The Labor Movement Should Follow Their Lead.

Kate Aronoff

Trump appointee's conflict of interest forces labor board to toss anti-worker ruling

Laura Clawson

In the Courts more

Delgadillo v. Television Center, Inc.

Affirming the grant of summary judgment in the negligence suit brought by the surviving family of a window washer who fell to his death because caselaw holds that when a property owner hires an independent contractor the property owner isn't liable for the contractor's employees unless the defendant's affirmative conduct contributed to the injuries.

Local Joint Executive Board of Las Vegas v. National Labor Relations Board

Granting a petition for review, vacating an order of the National Labor Relations Board and remanding to award standard make-whole relief in a case involving a Las Vegas hotel and casino's unilateral termination of culinary and bartending unions without bargaining to agreement or impasse because the Board abused its discretion when it only awarded prospective-only relief instead of the standard make-whole relief.

March 7, 2018

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In the News

West Virginia teachers' nine-day strike ends with 5 percent pay raise

High housing costs and long commutes drive more workers to sleep in cars

The U.S. needs national paid leave, not a public relations stunt

U.S. Immigration Policy Threatens Shake-Up In Home Health Business

Uber and Lyft drivers' median hourly wage is just $3.37, report finds

If the Supreme Court rules against unions, conservatives won’t like what happens next

A Horrifying Path to America for Hotel Workers

Disneyland workers struggle with low wages and homelessness

Labor's power in New York could minimize damage in Janus case

What the latest union case before the Supreme Court could mean for workers of color

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