Labor

Rigged Gig is Finally Up

We pause coverage of macroeconomic issues and the midterms for a moment to look at a growing problem for workers: the lack of protections for those in the gig economy and the misclassification of workers. Last week, the Biden Administration released its proposal for a new rule that would provide guidance on the classification of …

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Biden’s Been Working OT on the Railroad

Update 635 — Democrats Dodge a Bullet:Biden’s Been Working OT on the Railroad Yesterday, President Biden announced a tentative agreement between major freight rail carriers and unions representing the nation’s freight workers. The announcement came just one day before a strike shutting down the freight rail system. Disruptions to shipments caused by a strike could …

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