Judy Rivlin, AFSCME Deputy General Counsel, on the national implications of this week’s Supreme Court ruling on Friedrichs, and Andrew Washington, Executive Director, AFSCME Council 20, on the local implications of Friedrichs.
GWU Progressive Student Union members Henry Klapper and Olive Eisdorpher on the Fair Jobs GW campaign and their support for GW cafeteria workers.
SEIU 32BJ Area Director Jaime Contreras on the 24-hour strike by airport workers at National Airport.
Labor song of the week: Sell your labour, not your soul, Brian McNeill
Brian McNeill (born 6 April 1950, Falkirk, Scotland) is a Scottish folk multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer and musical director. He was a founding member of Battlefield Band which combined traditional Celtic melodies and new material.
This Week’s Labor Quiz: The OSHA Severe Injury Reporting rule, passed in 2014, requires employers to report severe work-related injuries.
How many work-related injuries were reported in 2015, the first full year of the federal reporting requirement? 2,420; 5,273; 8,213; 10,388.