• Employer Wage Theft Common for Low-Wage Workers

    Minimum Wage, Workers’ Comp, Overtime laws violated routinely This may come as little surprise to our readers, members, and activists in the labor movement. A new study, “Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers,” reveals that employers regularly violate wage and hour laws for their low-wage employees. Workers who can least afford it are the most likely to […]

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  • Study: Majority Sign-Up Doesn’t Lead to Coercion

    A ‘total absence of any employee or union abuse’ for Illinois workers The University of Illinois published results of a study authored by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment policy, on Illinois’ Majority Interest Petition (MIP) process, which grants public employees in that state the option to form a union using majority sign-up. […]

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