The Senate Stands Up for Worker Freedoms

At the end of March, the United States Senate rejected the nomination of Dr. David Weil to head the Department of Labor’s Hour and Wage Division. Senators Manchin (D-WV), Kelly (D-AZ), and Sinema joined all Senate Republicans in rejecting the nomination. Had Dr. Weil’s nomination been successful, he would have returned to a position he […]

The Feds Take Aim at Worker Freedom, Again

When then-candidate Biden was on the campaign trail, he frequently criticized employers for allegedly “misclassifying their employees as independent contractors,” which amounted to both “wage theft” and cheating “on their taxes.” Biden also promised his administration would “enact legislation that makes worker misclassification a substantive violation of law under all federal labor, employment, and tax […]

Labor Law Reform Should Boost Job Opportunity and Worker Choice, Not Damage It – with Patrice Onwuka

Proposed labor reforms like the PRO Act seek to radically transform parts of the economy and reshape the American workplace. But they do so by boosting unions’ power at the expense of workers and job creators. In this episode, Patrice Onwuka, the director of the Center for Economic Opportunity at the Independent Women’s Forum, and […]