Tag: unions

Only in California: You’ll Never Guess Who Belongs to a Labor Union Now

I’M NOT SURE ABOUT the rest of the world, but here in the U.S. there has been an ongoing battle over just what an independent contractor is. It’s become a bigger issue over the last few years because of businesses like ride-sharing giant Uber, a company built on the premise that its drivers are simply

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I Can Thank the U.S. Supreme Court for That Extra $8.37 I’ll Get in My Paycheck

I SUPPOSE I SHOULD offer up a big “thank you” to the United States Supreme Court. That’s because one of their decisions impacts me directly — to the tune of $8.37 per month. In the final decision of their 2017-2018 term, the court ruled “that teachers, police officers and other public employees cannot be forced to

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