The Obama Admin’s new overtime rule inspired Hanna Brooks Olsen to invent Labor Law Bingo—for every time workers win, and bosses say the same dire things.
AirBnB had organizers and a bus, and hosts headed from NYC to Albany to lobby their legislators.
Sharing, Solidarity & Sustainability
Inspired by the Swiss, Germans have launched a campaign to put Basic Income on the ballot there too.
Reputation, reputation, reputation
The White House just released this report on Big Data, Algorithms and Civil Rights. Conclusion 1: algorithms are not unbiased, unless you deliberately make them so.
So, this is my first time being cited in an piece with Guy Standing… feels like good company.
Sewbo has figured out how to combine stiffened fabric with a robot-assisted sewing machine to produce clothing.
What’s Going on in the Workforce
Tesla hired a contractor that used work visas to illegally import workers for jobs US citizens could do. What’s their responsibility?
If you haven’t read the transcript of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s speech last week about the need to adjust our social safety net & labor protections, to respond to the current economy, drop everything and do that.