“The reason for workforce shortage? Kentucky employees are frustrated
and fed up,” by Jason Bailey, Courier Journal, 11.3.21. Read.
“Manchin Raises Concerns Over Biden Pick for Chief Wage Regulator,”
by Ben Penn, Bloomberg Law, 10.15.21. Read.
“For First Time, Average Pay for Supermarket and Restaurant Workers
Tops $15 an Hour,” by Andrew Van Dam and Heather Long, Washington
Post, 8.8.21. Read.
“Higher Employer Minimum Wage Forcing Raises for all Workers,”
by Wayne Heilman, Colorado Springs Gazette, 6.17.21. Read.
“President Biden Announces Key Nominations,” White House statement
including information about David Weil’s nomination, 6.3.21. Read.
“Brandeis Dean Poised To Join Walsh At Labor Department,” by
Michael P. Norton, wgbh.org, 6.9.21. Read.
“Biden Names Obama DOL Wage Chief For Another Stint,” by Mike
LaSusa, Law360, 6.3.21. Read.
“Uber Critic David Weil Tapped for Second Stint as DOL Wage Chief,”
by Ben Penn, Bloomberg Law, 6.3.21. Read.
“Kim Kardashian is being sued for employment practices that are sadly
common,” by Terri Gerstein, NBC THINK, 5.26.21. Read.
“When Amazon Raises its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit,”
by Ben Casselman and Jim Tankersley, New York Times, 5.5.21. Read.
“When Amazon Raises Wages, Nearby Firms Follow Suit,” The Economist,
“Raising Standards for Fast-Food Workers in California,” by David Madland,
Center for American Progress, 4.20.21. Read.
“Labor secretary says gig workers should be classified as employees in
‘a lot of cases,’” by Eli Rosenberg, The Seattle Times, 4.29.21. Read.
“Big Companies Raising Wages Could Boost Pay for Workers at Nearby
Businesses,” by Madison Hoff and Juliana Kaplan, Business Insider,
“Lawmakers Look to Spruce Up Gig Work Rather Than Replace It,”
by Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Law, 3.18.21. Read article.
“When Amazon Raises Its Wages Local Companies Follow Suit,”
by Ben Casselman and Jim Tankersley, New York Times, 3.10.21.
“To Catch a Chicken,” Marketplace: The Uncertain Hour. 3.3.21.
Listen to story.
“GOP lawmakers are attacking workers’ rights—and they’re bragging
about it.” by Donna Provencher, The American Independent, 3.2.21.
“The best books on Pay,” Benedict King interviews Jake Rosenfeld,
FIVE BOOKS. Read article.
“Why Texas’ power grids couldn’t meet demand,” Marketplace, 2.16.21.
Listen to story (at 5'30").
“Surprise! You Weren’t an Employee After All.” Marketplace Morning
Report, 2.4.21. Listen to story (at 4'30")
“‘Coming for You and Your Job’: With Prop. 22, Are Grocery Staff Layoffs
Just the Beginning?” by Sam Harnett, KQED, 1.20.21. Read article.
“Ghosts of Labor Past, Present, and Future,” by Kevin Sciackitano,
The American Agora Blog (Extensive discussion of how the fissured
past is the context for the future of labor), 1.12.21. Read article.
“New rule lets companies treat some employees as gig workers,”
by Samantha Fields, Marketplace, 1.7.21. Read.
“Albertsons is laying off employees and replacing them with gig workers,
as app platforms rise,” by Eli Rosenberg, Washington Post, 1.6.21 Read.
“What Grocery Drivers and Fired ER Doctors Have in Common,”
by Henry Grabar, Slate, 1.5.21. Read.