“Gig Economy Renews Debate Over Whether Contractors Are Really
Employees,” by Yuki Noguchi, NPR. 3.7.18. Hear or read the piece.
“A Horrifying Path to America for Hotel Workers,” by Ariel
Ramchandani, The Atlantic. 3.1.18. Read the article.
“Behind the minimum wage fight, a sweeping failure to enforce the law,”
by Marianne Levine, Politico. 2.18.18. Read the piece.
“Future of Work, Switched On Emotional Awakening, Screen Cleaning,”
David Weil interviewed on Matt Townsend Show on byuradio. 2.16.18.
Listen to the piece.
“Grieving Mother’s Firing Sparks Backlash Against Chinese Education
Startup,” by Peter Elstrom and David Ramli. Bloomberg Businessweek,
12.21.17. Read the article.
“New rule would allow restaurants to control tips earned by their
workers,” by Craig Johnson. AJC.com, 12.5.17. Read the article.
“How a sweatshop raid in an LA suburb changed the American garment
industry,” by Andrea Crossan. PRI’s The World, 12.5.17. Read or listen
to the story.
“2017 Boyle Award–David Weil, PhD,” The Labor Guild website.
11.27.17. Read about this year’s award recipient.
“What The Growing Gig Economy Means For Workers,” on Radio
Boston (WBUR). Discussion moderated by Meghna Chakrabarti,
with David Weil and Zeninjor Enwemeka. 11.2.17. Listen here.
“Mid-Hudson employers struggling to find good workers amid low
unemployment rates,” by Daniel Axelrod. Times Herald-Record,
9.2.17. Read the article.
“Behind a $13 shirt, a $6-an-hour worker,” by Natalie Kitroeff and
Victoria Kim. Los Angeles Times, 8.31.17. Read the Article.
“Donald Trump Is The Fast-Food President,” by Dave Jamieson.
HuffPost, 8.5.17. Read the article.
“Bill would overturn NLRB position on joint employment,”
by Kathryn Moody. HR DIVE, 7.28.17. Read the article.
“Will DirecTV Joint Employer Case Be Aired at Supreme Court?,”
by Chris Opfer. Bloomberg BNA, 7.24.17. Read the article.
“Joint employment uncertainty: Businesses are 'holding their breath',”
by Kate Tornone. HR DIVE, 7.13.17. Read the article.
“That $9.99 find at T.J. Maxx? It might raise questions about
labor practices,” by Megan Woolhouse. The Boston Globe, 6.13.17.
Read the article.
“Punching In: Trump Visits Labor Dept.,” by Chris Opfer and Ben Penn.
Bloomberg BNA, 6.12.17. Read the article.
“Uber Drivers Confront Challenges Working For A 'Faceless Boss,’”
by Aarti Shahani. NPR, 6.9.17. Read the article.
“Companies Steal $5 Billion from Their Employees Every Year,”
by Ben Schiller. Fast Company, 05.15.17. Read the article.
“David Weil heading to Brandeis,” Talking Points column,
The Boston Globe, 5.19.17. Read the article.
“Lookingglass Theatre’s BEYOND CARING Review—Labor Lawyer’s
Weigh In,” by Jon Karmel, 4.17.17. Post this Picture. Read the review.
“Big Chains Don’t Want To Be Considered Employers of Franchise
Workers,” by Sophie Quinton. STATELINE, 3.15.17. Read the article.
“The Future of the Department of Labor Under Trump,”
by Alana Semuels, The Atlantic. 3.6.17. Read the article.
“Shaky Jobs, Sluggish Wages: Reasons Are at Home,”
by Eduardo Porter, New York Times. 2.28.17. Read the article.
“The increasing importance of a Labor Department that
understands the threats to workers in the current economy,”
by Jared Bernstein, Washington Post. 2.20.17. Read.
“Obama’s Wage Enforcer Won’t Hail an Uber Over Workers’ Status,”
by Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg. 1.12.17. Read.
“Obama’s Chief Labor Standards Enforcer Wants the Gig Economy to
Work for Workers,” by Ben Schiller, Fast Company. 01.11.17. Read.
“Don’t bankrupt labor department’s mission, wages chief tells Trump
nominee,” by Steven Greenhouse, The Guardian. 1.3.17. Read.
“Donald Trump’s incoming labor secretary could put hourly workers
‘at peril’: Wage and Hours chief,” By Sophia Tesfay, Salon. 1.3.17. Read.
“Here's what could be in store for workers under Trump,”
By Sara Mojtehedzadeh, The Star. 2.16.17. Read.
One of Weil’s last posts on the Department of Labor blog—removed almost immediately by the Trump administration—was this important piece on wages and the garment industry. Read it here.