labor rights

New study analyzes NC Supreme Court’s rulings in favor of workers, corporations

BY: - July 17, 2023

Last year, the North Carolina Supreme Court voted in favor of Doris Cunningham, a 59-year-old woman who was injured on the job at Goodyear Tire & Rubber, where she’d worked for almost 20 years. In 2014, she’d hurt her back so badly trying to move a tire that she couldn’t get out of bed the […]


Trump administration rolls back labor protections

BY: - January 15, 2020

The Trump Administration this week made good on its promise to roll back its Department of Labor’s stance regarding protections for employees who work for more than one company. Formally adopting its proposed interpretation of “joint employment,” the Department set forth criteria for when it thinks a company is sufficiently involved in a worker’s employment […]