NEWS

2020

“Labor Secretary is a Wrecking Ball in The New Yorker,” by Eyal Press, 
The New Yorker, 10.19.20. Read.

“Uber and Lyft Could Gain from US Rule Defining Employment,”
by Noam Scheiber, The New York Times, 9.22.20. Read.

“Franchise Workers Win Victory over US Efforts to Curb Lawsuits,”
by Noam Scheiber, The New York Times, 9.9.20. Read.

“Uber and Lyft Are Thinking About a Franchise Model. That Won’t
Fix the Gig Economy’s Problems.“ by Brian Callaci, Slate, 8.24.20. Read.

“Wage Theft Plagues LA garment workers. Why Aren’t Fashion Retailers Held
Responsible?” by Laurence Darmiento, Los Angeles Times, 8.17.20. Read

“Postal Service delays could move to private providers,” by Meghan McCarty
Carino, Marketplace.org, 8.12.20. Read.

“California court to rule on gig worker classification,” by Meghan McCarty
Carino, Marketplace.org, 8.5.20. Read.

“The Small Biz Double Dip: Temp Companies Got Cheap Government
Money, Got Paid by Clients for the Same Workers,” by Lydia DePillis,
ProPublica, 7.27.20. Read.

Appearing with AG Maura Healey announcing MA AG suit against
Uber and Lyft. Watch the video. 

“Healey sues Uber, Lyft for misclassifying drivers,” by Shira
Schoenberg, Commonwealth, 7.14.20. Read

“State sues Uber and Lyft, saying they cheat drivers by calling
them contractors,” by Katie Johnston and Adam Vaccaro, Boston
Globe,
 7.14.20. Read


“Uber, Lyft misclassify workers to boost profits, AG alleges,” by
Chris Lisinski, telegram.com, 7.14.20. Read.

“Virus Link to ‘Double Damages’ Rollback Skewered by Obama Alums,”
by Ben Penn, Bloomberg Law, 6.26.20. Read.

“DOL Pulls Back From Use of ‘Double Damages’ in Wage Cases,”
by Ben Penn, Bloomberg Law, 6.24.20. Read.

“10 books to read if you want to learn about the future of work,”
by Allana Akhtar, Business Insider, 6.17.20. Read.

“DOL Watchdog’s Exit Creates Crucial Virus Oversight Vacancy,”
by Ben Penn, Bloomberg Law, 6.3.20. Read.

“Union’s Death by Many Cuts Shows Precarious Perch in Digital Age,”
by Ian Kullgren and Hassan A. Kanu, Bloomberg Law, Read.

“Long-sought U.S. labor rule change raises worker safety questions
in coronavirus crisis,” by Tom Hals. Reuters, 4.30.20. Read.

“Gig Workers Still Waiting for Help After 22 Million Jobs Vanish,”
by Shawn Donnan, Reade Pickert, and Catarina Saraiva, Bloomberg,
4.16.20. Read.

“What it’s like to be a delivery person during the coronavirus pandemic,”
by Katie Brigham, CNBC, 4.16.20. Read.

“Coronavirus pandemic shines a light on gig workers’ scant protections,”
by Katie Johnson, The Boston Globe, 4.14.20. Read.

“Gig-Working Through the Apocalypse,” by Andrew Schwartz,
The New Republic, 4.8.20. Read.

“Our Political System Is Hostile to Real Reform,” by Mikwe Konczal,
Dissent magazine, 3.26.20. Read.

“Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitizer,”
by Chris Kirkham, and Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters, 3.25.20. Read.

“Could Pandemic Shutdowns Lead to More Worker Protections?,”
by Larry Altman, PBS SOCAL, 3.20. Read.

“Companies are contracting out more jobs—that’s not great for 
workers,” by Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, 3.2.20. Read.

“NLRB rule could make it harder for millions of workers to organize,”
by Meghan McCarty Carino, Marketplace.org, 2.26.20. Read

“New York, 16 Other States Sue Over DOL Joint-Employer Rule,” 
by Ben Penn, Bloomberg Law, 2.26.20. Read.

“Deadline Approaching for Agencies to Post Regulatory Guidance,” 
by Cheryl Bolen, Bloomberg Law, 2.24.20. Read.

“At all costs: Economic precariousness & individual and social health,”
by Marguerita Cruz-Urbanc, The Smart Set, 2.6.20. Read.

“Federal rule change targets rights of 1 in 5 workers,” by
Emma Nelson, StarTribune, 1.27.20. Read.

“New Joint Employer Rule Hinges on Reception in Court,” by
 Ben Penn,  Bloomberg Law, 1.13.20. Read