Tag Archives: Work

Work, work, work, work!

Do you remember your first real job.  I'm not talking babysitting or mowing the neighbor's lawn or even selling lemonade at the corner.  Nope, I'm talking about doing the 9-5 grind, having to deal with  onerous co-workers and/or bosses, endless meetings, … Continue reading

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Georgia DOT Launches Work Zone Safety Campaign

Every year, hundreds of motorists and construction workers in Georgia are injured in accidents in highway work zones. To raise awareness about the important of safety in these zones, the Georgia Department of Transportation recently launched a special awareness and … Continue reading

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Regulating Work in an Age of Fissuring and Automation

Why and when do firms hire employees? This question has grown urgent in light of two trends that are undermining the standard employment relationship: “fissuring,” or firms’ growing tendency to secure inputs from outside suppliers, and automation, or the replacement … Continue reading

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Tripartite arbitration and work jurisdiction disputes

Reversing the District Court, the Seventh Circuit has found that a dispute between Brock Industrial Services and two of its unions (the Carpenters and the Laborers) was a jurisdictional dispute excluded from arbitration under the Laborer's cba with Brock. Under … Continue reading

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Does Artificial Intelligence Discriminate at Work?

Early indicators say yes. Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure of serving as a moderator at the American Bar Association’s 2019 National Symposium of Technology in Labor and Employment Law.  I moderated a panel of three brilliant lawyers talking about … Continue reading

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