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COVID-19 Warns Us That We Cannot Return to “Normal” By Katherine Zoeller COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights Series The COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights series will publish essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, look at the pandemic from the perspective of workers’ rights. We are currently operating in a moment in history that has impacted…
How Arbitration Agreements, Labor Unions, and the Employment At-Will-Doctrine Challenge the Future of Employment Law By Maxwell Ulin Law Students on Workers’ Rights Series The Law Students on Workers’ Rights series publishes essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, address the question “What are the biggest challenges facing workers’ rights in the future?” As…
COVID-19 Is A Wake-Up Call For Workers’ Rights By Nicholas Giurleo COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights Series The COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights series will publish essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, look at the pandemic from the perspective of workers’ rights. The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has hit closer to home than I ever…
Can The Self-Employed Survive Without Legal Protections? By Kim Post Law Students on Workers’ Rights Series The Law Students on Workers’ Rights series publishes essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, address the question “What are the biggest challenges facing workers’ rights in the future?” Tomorrow’s greatest threat to workers is that they will…
America’s Incarcerated Workers Face A Massive Challenge In The Era Of COVID-19 By Ali Rosenblatt COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights Series The COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights series will publish essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, look at the pandemic from the perspective of workers’ rights. Coronavirus has laid bare the vast inequality in the…
Without Labor Laws, Automation Will Cause A Massive Labor Disruption By Alex C. Law Students on Workers’ Rights Series The Law Students on Workers’ Rights series publishes essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, address the question “What are the biggest challenges facing workers’ rights in the future?” Technology was supposed to be the…
The Supreme Court Extends Discrimination Protections To LGBT Employees By Genevieve Carlton  Can companies fire gay or transgender employees? Until recently, LGBT employees could be fired for their sexual orientation in most states.  However, a 2020 Supreme Court ruling brought a major victory for LGBT rights in the workplace. On June 15, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that employers cannot discriminate against LGBT employees at work. In a landmark decision, the court found that…
How Can Workers Prioritize Safety Without Stronger Employment Protections? By Gabriel Tejada COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights Series The COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights series will publish essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, look at the pandemic from the perspective of workers’ rights. The COVID-19 global pandemic has brought to light just how fragile our…
Freedom Comes At A Cost – And Workers Are The Ones Paying It By Autumn Brehon Law Students on Workers’ Rights Series The Law Students on Workers’ Rights series publishes essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, address the question “What are the biggest challenges facing workers’ rights in the future?” Though the gig…
How Will The Surge In Unemployment Shape Workers’ Rights? By Joy Alia COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights Series The COVID-19 and Workers’ Rights series will publish essays from current and incoming students at some of the top law schools in the country. These essays, submitted for the Charles E. Joseph Employment Law Scholarship, look at the pandemic from the perspective of workers’ rights. I went into work at The Cheesecake Factory on March 17, 2020,…