Issue Brief: Labor

Issue BriefMar 22, 2021 - 5:45pm

The PRO Act’s Attack on Independent Contracting: Questions and Answers

Common questions and answers on the PRO Act.

Issue BriefAug 31, 2020 - 2:45pm

A Policy Patchwork: Paid Sick Leave

A summary of paid sick leave laws in the states, including COVID-19 legislation

Issue BriefAug 31, 2020 - 2:45pm

A Policy Patchwork: Paid Family Leave

A summary of paid family leave laws in the states

Issue BriefMar 27, 2020 - 12:30pm

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: DOL Q&A

The Wage and Hour Division at the Department of Labor has created an expanded question and answer page for employers seeking to meet the requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.  You can find this page here: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

Issue BriefMar 17, 2020 - 12:45pm

Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response

Summary of Latest Congressional Action on Coronavirus Response

Issue BriefJul 19, 2019 - 11:30am

The Dangerous Ideas Behind the PRO Act

The PRO Act would undermine worker rights, ensnare employers in unrelated labor disputes, disrupt the economy, and force individual Americans to pay union dues regardless of their wishes.

Issue BriefMay 09, 2018 - 4:00pm

The Workplace Democracy Act

On May 9, 2018, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), along with Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), introduced the so-called Workplace Democracy Act...

Issue BriefJul 21, 2017 - 5:30pm

Labor Highlights from the “Spring” Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions and appropriations bills

 Labor Highlights from the “Spring” Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions and appropriations bills  Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY2018  

Issue BriefJul 21, 2017 - 9:30am

State Labor Law Reforms

Policy discussions on labor and employment issues in Washington, D.C., have frequently been contentious, and in recent years many significant legislative proposals have become mired in gridlock. The result is that some state and even local governments have begun taking up labor and employment law reforms on their own...