OnLabor: Amazon, Surveillance, and the NLRB’s Joint Employer Rule
The Teamsters union made big news with their announcement last month that a group of Amazon delivery drivers (working for a third party delivery contractor named Battle Tested Strategies or “BTS”) had – for the first time – unionized and
Bloomberg Law: Requiring Climate Disclosure From Federal Contractors Is Legal
Industry groups and their allies claim that requiring large federal contractors to disclose their climate emissions is unlawful. Governing for Impact explains why we disagree in a piece for Bloomberg Law.
LPE Blog: Electronic Surveillance is Short-Circuiting Employment and Labor Law
Electronic surveillance and automated management should not be understood as merely imposing some new, discrete set of harms on workers. Rather, pervasive employee monitoring should be seen as fundamentally altering the employment context in a way that threatens a wide
Notice & Comment: An Alternative Justification for Debt Relief under the HEROES Act
When the Biden administration’s student debt relief plan comes before the Supreme Court next month, it could benefit from an unlikely ally: inflation.
LPE Blog: Saving Industrial Policy from Shareholder Primacy
Recent industrial policy has the potential to accelerate decarbonization and increase America’s productive capacities. However, unless we build limits on corporate value extraction into the regulations and agency practices that will guide the contracts made between the government and private
Employers should be held accountable for worker surveillance, employee status
Earlier this week, the Center for Law and Social Policy and Governing for Impact submitted a comment to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) explaining our support for its proposed rule on the independent contractor versus employee classification.