| Thursday July 22, 2021 at 6:58 AM PDT
Following the pandemic-led lockdowns, Americans struggled to pay the bills. As the government stepped in to provide extended unemployment benefits, states began reopening. But as American businesses started opening their doors, many realized that it had become nearly impossible to compete with federal aid. With even fast-food chains offering more than minimum wage and...Read More »
K. Lloyd Billingsley
| Monday June 8, 2020 at 2:18 PM PDT
California Assembly Bill 5, signed last September by California Gov. Gavin Newsom, is now slated for reconsideration on the November 3, 2020 ballot. An initiative, qualified for the ballot on May 22, establishes criteria for determining whether rideshare drivers are “employees” or “independent contractors.” Voters might keep a few realities in mind.
Abigail R. Hall Blanco
| Tuesday December 16, 2014 at 7:38 AM PST
The past few weeks have been full of travel—between Denver, Atlanta, Louisville, and Washington, D.C., I’ve had more than my fair share of layovers and flight delays. (I was also forced to contemplate what terrible thing I might have done to deserve sitting next to the woman who let out a scream every time...Read More »