What to Do with Detroit?

November 21, 2008 | Comments Off on What to Do with Detroit?

Automakers this week went before Congress to try to convince them that they needed a $25 billion bailout to avoid a massive disaster that would result in the loss of millions of American jobs.  Congress remained unmoved.  Congress gave the executives of these companies a little under two weeks to come up with a plan […]

Recently, I came across an article in The Week magazine excerpting a new book by John Bowe entitled Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the Global Economy. In this particular excerpt, Bowe, a journalist by trade, describes what amounts to modern-day slavery in the orange groves of Immokalee, Florida. Outlawed by […]

Personnel Fouls

October 3, 2007 | 2 Comments

If you watch ESPN, then you’ve seen the news that the New York Knicks organization was found liable for sexual harassment and must pay ex-executive Anucha Browne Sanders $11.6 million in damages and lost salary. Not to downplay the seriousness of this incident, but that’s roughly the equivalent of one year of Chauncey Billups’ services […]

The Employee Free Choice Act

June 20, 2007 | Comments Off on The Employee Free Choice Act

This week, the Senate will vote on the Employee Free Choice Act, a bill that would allow employees the opportunity to organize with less interference from management.  The ACS national blog provides some useful commentary, as well as an analysis of the way in which labor law currently stacks the deck against unionization.