What happens when you reclassify independent contractors as employees?
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The drivers argued they should be classified as employees, not contractors.
A conservative technocrat tries to engineer a better world.
A state supreme court ruling jeopardizes the very idea of independent contractors in several trades.
The Supreme Court says they can't forcibly collect dues from workers unwilling to pay them, but several unions don't seem to get it.
Restaurant workers and bartenders generally opposed the minimum wage ballot initiative, which passed despite their opposition.
After Janus ruling, state lawmaker in New York wants to include collective bargaining costs in state union contracts.
Economist Michael C. Munger argues the sharing economy is the next great economic revolution-and it's already underway.
The Culinary Workers Union is demanding financial compensation and replacement jobs for workers displaced by technology.
Seeing your kids held hostage in a battle between government factions is a great incentive to look for alternatives.
Union-backed report finds unions could be screwed.
Business and labor join forces to oppose an employee head tax.
Eliminating the tip credit will raise prices for consumers and leave fewer jobs for servers.
Teachers have shut down schools across the state, allegedly to protest pension changes. But those pension reforms are pretty mild.
"It seems to me your argument doesn't have much weight."
Janus v. AFSCME could end mandatory union dues payment. Counter-intuitively, it might strengthen the labor movement.
The social worker at the heart of Janus v. AFSCME explains why no public employee should be forced to pay union dues.
Exclusive city-mandated monopolies lead to sky-high prices and crappy service. Who could have predicted it?
Federal Labor Board Reverses Bad Decision that Made Corporations Responsible for Franchise Decisions
Union influence (and the pursuit of deep pockets) temporarily overruled economic literacy and common sense.
California lawmakers kept themselves busy.
Fighting for a piece of the action
"Project labor agreements" requiring union contracts on most government work are spreading in California.
Miami-Dade County spent more than $9 million over the past three years so county workers could do 300,000 hours of work for the benefit of public sector unions.
The NLRB's "arbitrary and capricious" decision-making no longer represents the interests of the public. It's been politicized to the point of no return.
Legislature aiming at a scary precedent.
A new study reminds us that the law of supply and demand still applies to labor
The D.C. Metro has perfected the art of replicating the traffic woes above ground in the tunnels below.
Short-term rentals are not the source of what ails the city.
The bill still requires the signature of a non-committal Gov. Greitens.
Nearly half of young working-class whites do not identify with any religious affiliation.
Trump Promises 'An Announcement' on Davis-Bacon Within Two Weeks, Setting Up Showdown With Labor Unions
Davis-Bacon is a blatantly protectionist law that benefits labor unions at the expense of taxpayers (and it's racist too). Trump should dump it.
The future economy is going to be self-managed, says former SEIU leader Andy Stern. Get out of its way-but give us a universal basic income.
An effort in the legislature to urge UC regents to refrain from expanding labor institutes to UC-Irvine met with union opposition.
Asks if Sanders is "'feeling the Bern' of reality yet".
Exemptions to minimum wage laws give labor power at the expense of their own members.
Union president calls clarified rules on use of force a "a no-win situation for the officer."
The real threat to union power is failure to serve.
Should Teachers Be Forced to Pay Union Fees? Friedrichs v. CTA Brings Protests Outside Supreme Court
In testing the limits of individual conscience, the Friedrichs case may reveal the Court's commitment to freedom itself.
Can the government compel non-members to pay mandatory union fees?