Labor

Right-to-Work: 2022 Legislative and Ballot Update

2022-09-21T08:59:23-04:00

Photo credit: iStock.com/Jikaboom In the United States, while employees may not be compelled to join a union, 23 states permit employers to enter into agreements with unions that distribute the costs of collective bargaining to all employees—whether union members or not. In the other 27 states, right-to-work laws prohibit such agreements between employers and unions [...]

Right-to-Work: 2022 Legislative and Ballot Update2022-09-21T08:59:23-04:00

“Ban the Box” Legislation

2021-11-22T15:10:29-05:00

Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by geralt from Pixabay Discrimination against employees and job applicants based on their criminal histories is receiving new legislative attention through ban the box legislation. Many state legislatures are recognizing the need to mitigate the impacts of decades of over-criminalization, especially for those structurally discriminated against because of [...]

“Ban the Box” Legislation2021-11-22T15:10:29-05:00
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