Washington, D.C. Does Away with the Tip Credit

Initiative 77 is an initiative that was approved by Washington, D.C. voters in a 55.14% majority vote. The point of this initiative is to make up the difference between tip-pay and minimum wage for tipped employees if the employee does not earn the hourly minimum...
Employment, Labor, and the Supreme Court

Employment, Labor, and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s current term will feature a host of cases concerning labor and employment issues. In one case—where arguments have already commenced—the Court will decide on the right of workers to file class-action lawsuits against their employers, and in...
What Are Micro-Unions?

What Are Micro-Unions?

In recent years, organized labor has taken advantage of a new tool to represent and advocate for employees: the micro-union. The term describes unions that represent subcategories of employees within a given company—for example, at a cafe, there might be one...