2020 Press Coverage

Union-Busting in the Name of God

March 31, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden says religious values may be secondary to financial motives.

Pandemic-Stoked Instacart Strike Exposes Risks for Gig Workers

March 31, 2020

Striking Instacart workers likely won't be fired, says Professor Charlotte Garden.

Solidarity Not Charity: Mutual Aid & How to Organize in the Age of Coronavirus

March 20, 2020

Professor Dean Spade says there's a long history of U.S. social movements providing vital services when governments fail.

Volunteers stay home, meal programs go to-go — and homeless feel the effect of social distancing from coronavirus

March 18, 2020

Professor Sara Rankin discusses social distancing's effect on people experiencing homeslessness.

Seattle Uber, Lyft drivers say their earnings are plummeting amid the coronavirus outbreak, and there's little help in sight

March 13, 2020

Charlotte Garden says gig workers are falling through the cracks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seattle Uber, Lyft drivers say their earnings are plummeting amid the coronavirus outbreak, and there's little help in sight

March 13, 2020

The risk of a company disappearing is borne by the workers in a gig economy, says Professor Charlotte Garden.

Judge's Instacart Ruling Draws First Blood in Contractor Battle

February 26, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden says other companies will play for time before reacting to the ruling.

What’s Next For Labor Law Reform?

February 24, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden writes that the Clean Slate for Worker Power is an ambitious plan for systemic labor law reform.

Kickstarter Union Vote Could Spark More Tech Organizing

February 18, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden says more union drives could be on the way.

DoorDash's multimillion-dollar arbitration mistake

February 16, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden says clever workers have turned an arbitration policy into a nightmare for their employer.

Seattle-Area Bikini Baristas Take Their Fight All the Way to the Supreme Court

February 11, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden says there's a very small chance SCOTUS will hear the case.

Uber Falters in First Legal Attack on California Gig Worker Law

February 07, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden said the companies were likely hoping for a regulation-averse judge.

Uber Urges California Court to End Law That Gives Gig Workers Benefits

February 07, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden calls the legal maneuver "an extreme long shot."

McKinsey Bankruptcy

February 06, 2020

Professor Diane Lourdes Dick explains what precedent is set by a complicated, high-profile bankruptcy case. (At 1:09:38)

After Judge's 'Troubling' Behavior, Lawmakers Question Court Misconduct Rules

February 06, 2020

A letter from lawmakers is a "big step" toward judiciary reforms, Professor Brooke Coleman says.

Public Space, No Exceptions

February 04, 2020

Professor Sara Rankin explains that when cities make it illegal to be homeless, they make it more difficult for people to escape homelessness.

'Scared for my life': why more Indians are joining migrants on risky journey to reach the US

February 03, 2020

Professor Tayyab Mahmud says the economy, not persecution, drives global migration.

We ended race discrimination at the lunch counter; now let's ban it in the jury box

February 02, 2020

North Carolina's Supreme Court should end discriminatory juror strikes, writes Professor Robert Chang.

State proposal would let King County tax large businesses to pay for homelessness and housing

January 29, 2020

Professor Sara Rankin says people are hungry for a solution to chronic homelessness.

A West Coast union faces bankruptcy. Here's why unions nationwide are unnerved

January 28, 2020

A Chapter 11 bankruptcy forces disclosure of private financial information, says Professor Diane Lourdes Dick.

Duquesne Exempt From NLRA, Beats Adjunct Faculty Union Push

January 28, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden is quoted in this story about whether national labor law applies to religious schools.

Argument analysis: May a federal employer say "OK, boomer" to a job applicant?

January 16, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden analyzes oral argument in Babb v. Wilkie.

Rep. Sherman Mack’s close relationship with judge raises concerns with House Speaker vote ahead

January 11, 2020

Judges should tell litigants when their former law partners appear before them in court, says Professor John Strait.

Argument preview: What counts as discrimination "based on" age?

January 08, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden analyzes Babb v. Wilkie, a case pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.

How Local and Federal Policies are Criminalizing Homelessness

January 02, 2020

Professor Sara Rankin calls these policies "anti-survival laws."

Amazon employee group says company threatened to fire climate activists

January 02, 2020

Professor Charlotte Garden says speech protections are different for private-sector workers.