It’s 2021; Let’s Talk About Breastfeeding

(Source) It’s no secret that women’s participation in the labor force increased dramatically in the second half of the twentieth century. In the past five years, women have held more than half of all management occupations and earn more than half of all bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. Perhaps most notably, a record number of

Proposition 22: What Does Your Uber Driver Deserve?

(Source) On November 3, 2020, in the throes of one of the most contentious presidential elections in history, all eyes at Uber and Lyft were on California. The rise of the gig economy—a labor market that relies on independent contractors and freelance workers outside of traditional labor regulations—is a major subject of discussion among legislators

Labor Strife in Major League Baseball

The word “collusion” has been thrown around fairly frequently over the last few months in Major League Baseball (MLB). It is currently the baseball off-season, meaning that no regular-season games are currently played (and will not be until March). It is also during this time that teams are typically most active in trading and signing

Black Friday, the Waltons, and the Working Class

‘Tis the Season to Stand with American Workers.

Should Unpaid Internships be Legal?

It should go without saying that new entrants into the workforce prefer to be paid for their work. Nathan Hoeschen explains why we should care that an estimated 500,000 young go-getters agree to work for free as unpaid interns every year.

Black Swan and the Ugly Ducklings

Unpaid internships are a rite of passage in the film industry, but Lisa Schmidt looks at two Black Swan interns who claim those coffee runs were against the law.