2016 News

December 2016

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, December 20, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Why Aren't More Women Working?"

Marketplace, December 20, 2016, Tuesday – Art Wheaton
"GM responds to demand for bigger cars by thinning its workforce"

Lifehacker, December 19, 2016, Monday – Vanessa Bohns
"If You're Going to Ask for a Favor, Do It Face to Face"

Workspan, December 19, 2016, Monday – Beth Flynn-Ferry
"Employee Engagement"

The Buffalo News, December 14, 2016, Wednesday – Art Wheaton
"GM, Sumitomo plans prove manufacturing is far from dead"

Better Georgia, December 14, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau
"Women, poverty, and the gender pay gap"

Glamour, December 14, 2016, Wednesday – Vanessa Bohns
"You're More Likely to Get What You Want If You Ask Like This"

Voice of America, December 13, 2016, Tuesday – Eli Friedman
"China Seeks Recognition as Market Economy"

NY Magazine, December 9, 2016, Friday – Vanessa Bohns
"Here’s the Best Way to Ask Someone for a Favor"

The Christian Science Monitor, December 9, 2016, Friday – Ileen DeVault
"Trump campaigned for the blue-collar worker, but did he really mean it?"

Association for Psychological Science, December 7, 2016, Wednesday – Vanessa Bohns
"You’re Less Persuasive Than You Think Over Email"

The Seattle Times, December 7, 2016, Wednesday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Carrier factory union chief standing ground against Trump"

Univision Noticias, December 7, 2016, Wednesday – Eli Friedman
"¿Estamos a las puertas de una guerra comercial entre China y EEUU con la llegada de Trump al poder?"

Milwaukee Journal, December 4, 2016, Sunday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Will Walker's Act 10 law go national?"

Leadership Excellence Essentials, December 1, 2016, Thursday – Sam Bacharach
"Training your high potentials and young leaders to move agendas"

BoingBoing, December 1, 2016, Thursday – Louis Hyman
"US has $2 trillion sitting in banks - it needs to be invested or we risk a new depression"

November 2016

Pirates Breakdown, November 29, 2016, Tuesday – Frank Collins (alum)
"MLB Contract Negotiations – What Actually Happens In The Room?"

The New York Times, November 16, 2016, Wednesday – Eli Friedman
"Across China, Walmart Faces Labor Unrest as Authorities Stand Aside"

Slate, November 16, 2016, Wednesday – Louis Hyman
"What the Mass Deportation of Immigrants Might Look Like"

The Hill, November 11, 2016, Friday – Shannon Gleeson
"Gearing up for immigrant rights in a Trump administration"

American Progress, November 7, 2016, Monday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Rhetoric vs. Reality: Equal Pay"

Wired, November 7, 2016, Monday – Art Wheaton
"As Tesla Grows Up, It Gives Up On Free Charging"

Marketplace, November 3, 2016, Thursday – Lee Adler
"Philadelphia’s transit strike could affect who wins the election"

October 2016

KOAA 5, October 31, 2016, Monday – Nellie Brown
"Stressful jobs with little control/shorter life spans?"

Dollars & Sense, October 30, 2016, Sunday – Lance Compa
"All Tricks, No Treat in Peeps Candy Strike"

CBS News, October 28, 2016, Friday – Nellie Brown
"Feel like your job is killing you? This could be why"

NPR, October 23, 2016, Sunday – Linda Barrington
"Small Business Owners Face Pressures Of Minimum Wage Bumps In Big Cities"

Salon, October 20, 2016, Thursday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"The Jim Beam strike: Kentucky distillery workers have started a new whiskey rebellion in the name of sane hours"

Marketplace, October 20, 2016, Thursday – Linda Barrington
"Americans have mixed feelings about the job market"

Tech.Co, October 19, 2016, Wednesday – Louis Hyman
"Expect More Freelancer Representation in 2017"

CBS Radio News, October 19, 2016, Wednesday – Sam Nelson
"Debate Expert Sam Nelson"

Workspan, October 13, 2016, Thursday – Linda Barrington
"Hierarchy, Bonuses and Narcissism"

WOLB 1010 AM, October 11, 2016, Tuesday – Ian Greer
"Lunch with Labor"

Philly.com, October 7, 2016, Friday – Ileen DeVault
"Sexual harassment widespread at fast-food eateries, Philly protest claims"

The Christian Science Monitor, October 6, 2016, Thursday – Ileen DeVault
"Working-class, white men see incomes drop: How is that changing America?"

Yahoo! Finance, October 6, 2016, Thursday – Louis Hyman
"Why more than a third of Americans are freelancers"

The Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2016, Wednesday – Louis Hyman
"Booz Allen Faces More Fallout After NSA Contractor’s Arrest"

Bloomberg BNA, October 4, 2016, Tuesday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Rat-Inflating Union Organizer Can't Get Overtime"

September 2016

The Washington Post, September 29, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Obama administration announces paid sick leave for government contractors — and a new policy to address pay disparities"

The New York Times, September 13, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Donald Trump Unveils Plan for Families in Bid for Women’s Votes"

CBS MoneyWatch, September 27, 2016, Tuesday – Louis Hyman
"Economic forces that can turn protests into riots"

The Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2016, Monday – Eli Friedman
"Chinese Labor Activists Handed Suspended Sentences"

CBC News, September 26, 2016, Monday – Sam Nelson
"Art of the debate"

Black Christian News, September 22, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau
"New Study Finds That Immigrants Are Not Taking Jobs From Americans"

Bloomberg | Quint, September 22, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau
"Immigration Boosts U.S. Economy Even as Low-Skilled Wages Dented"

The Wall Street Journal, September 22, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau
"Immigration Does More Good Than Harm to Economy, Study Finds"

WBUR, September 22, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau
"State Economy Strained By First Generation Immigrants, But Breaks Even By Third"

CityLab, September 22, 2016, Thursday – Louis Hyman
"From Ferguson to Charlotte, Why Police Protests Turn Into Riots"

Yahoo! News, September 21, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau
"Immigrants have little impact on native-born workers"

The New York Times, September 21, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau
"Immigrants Aren’t Taking Americans’ Jobs, New Study Finds"

Phys.org, September 21, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau
"Immigrants have little impact on native-born workers: study"

Albuquerque Journal, September 20, 2016, Tuesday – Ron Ehrenberg
"Higher ed secretary outlines challenges for state’s colleges"

IZA World of Labor, September 16, 2016, Friday – Lawrence Kahn
"Wage compression and the gender pay gap"

SHRM.org, September 15, 2016, Thursday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Long Island University–Brooklyn Lockout Was a First for Higher Education"

The New York Times, September 13, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Donald Trump Unveils Plan for Families in Bid for Women’s Votes"

CNN, September 13, 2016, Tuesday – Sam Nelson
"Matt Lauer proved the debates would be better without a moderator"

Financial Times, September 13, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Trump sets out plan to improve child care"

Times Union, September 13, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Equal work should mean equal pay"

Governor.ny.gov, September 11, 2016, Sunday – Esta Bigler
"Governor Cuomo Launches $5 Million Workplace Education and Training Grant Program to Improve Health and Safety for Workers"

Times Union, September 8, 2016, Thursday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"At Green Island Honeywell plant, UAW, retired police on opposite sides of picket line"

Institutional Investor, September 7, 2016, Wednesday – Eli Friedman
"Apple Cares About Workers But Does it Care Enough?"

The Atlantic, September 7, 2016, Wednesday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"An Unprecedented Faculty Lockout"

The Atlantic, September 7, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"What Programming's Past Reveals About Today's Gender-Pay Gap"

Inside Higher Ed, September 6, 2016, Tuesday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Labor Day Lockout"

Democrat & Chronicle, September 3, 2016, Saturday – Linda Donahue
"Rochester’s long history of organized labor"

The Christian Science Monitor, September 2, 2016, Friday – Lowell Turner
"Why unions embraced immigrants – and why it matters for Donald Trump"

Dollars & Sense, September 1, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"'Equal Pay' Is Not So Equal"

August 2016

Bloomberg, August 29, 2016, Monday – Louis Hyman
"Explosion of Gig Economy Means There’s an App for Juggling Jobs"

Bloomberg, August 25, 2016, Thursday – Risa Lieberwitz
"A Trump Win Could Upend Graduate Students' Right to Unionize"

The Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2016, Tuesday – Linda Barrington
"Companies Rethink Annual Pay Raises"

Bloomberg BNA, August 22, 2016, Monday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Newsroom Organizing Campaign Rising in Sunshine State"

Global News, August 17, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"More women work in Canada than the U.S. Here’s why"

ABC News, August 10, 2016, Wednesday – Lee Adler
"Uber and Lyft Driver’s Union Law in Seattle Could Still Be Challenged"

The Atlantic, August 10, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Debating the Gender Pay Gap"

Gotham Gazette, August 8, 2016, Monday – Beth Livingston
"Nearly Six Years After Landmark Street Harassment Hearing, No Measurable Progress"

The Nation, August 5, 2016, Friday – The Worker Institute
"Women Day Laborers Are Tired of Waiting for Work, and for Justice"

Politico, August 2, 2016, Tuesday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"A Joint Employer Trap"

July 2016

The Washington Post, July 28, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Chelsea Clinton takes on Ivanka Trump"

Economics21, July 27, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Sorry, Elizabeth Warren, Women Already Have Equal Pay"

Harvard Business Review, July 27, 2016, Wednesday – Emily Zitek
"Narcissists Don’t Like Flat Organizations"

Chicago Tribune, July 26, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Fact-checking the second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention"

Albuquerque Journal, July 25, 2016, Monday – Rose Batt
"In the land of incoming calls"

EfficientGov.com, July 21, 2016, Thursday – Maria Figueroa
"Wage Theft App To Launch This Year"

WBFO, July 21, 2016, Thursday – Lou Jean Fleron
"Cornell fellowship students promote diversity, inclusion & equity"

Parent Herald, July 21, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Why Women Just Can't Choose Higher-Paying Jobs And Narrow The Difference"

Medium.com, July 19, 2016, Tuesday – Louis Hyman
"Don’t Replace People. Augment Them."

PRI, July 14, 2016, Thursday – Louis Hyman
"What the rise of the gig economy means for the American Dream"

The Hill, July 14, 2016, Thursday – Shannon Gleeson
"Immigration: looking beyond United States v. Texas"

CNBC, July 11, 2016, Monday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"The real test of Wal-Mart's $2.7 billion wage investment is about to begin"

New York Times, July 9, 2016, Saturday – Louis Hyman
"Redfin Shies Away From the Typical Start-Up’s Gig Economy"

Bloomberg, July 7, 2016, Thursday – Lance Compa
"Texas Judge Blocks Obama’s Union-Buster Disclosure Rule"

UFT.org, July 7, 2016, Thursday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"State’s farmworkers fighting to organize"

Daily Herald, July 3, 2016, Sunday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Men say they work more than women. Here's the truth."

Marketplace, July 1, 2016, Friday – Seth Harris
"Uber monitoring drivers"

The Washington Post, July 1, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The group that seriously out earns white men"

June 2016

Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2016, Thursday – Rose Batt
"Behind shrinking middle-class jobs: A surge in outsourcing"

The Washington Post, June 29, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Men say they work more than women. Here’s the truth."

The Detroit News, June 23, 2016, Thursday – Art Wheaton
"Volkswagen to pay $10 billion to U.S. diesel owners"

Daily Inter Lake, June 18, 2016, Saturday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The misleading rhetoric behind the ‘equal pay’ movement"

Bloomberg, June 13, 2016, Monday – Seth Harris
"OT Rule Spinoff:DOL to Study Hours Logged Electronically"

Women's eNews, June 10, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"June 10 Marks Another Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act"

Time Warner Cable News, June 9, 2016, Thursday – Art Wheaton
"Cosmetic Procedures for Buffalo Teachers Could Come Down to This Law"

Bloomberg, June 9, 2016, Thursday – Rose Batt
"Unions Eager to Dial Up Verizon Wireless Workers"

El Telegrafo, June 9, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Que nos paguen lo que merecemos, aun si no lo hemos pedido"

Automotive World, June 7, 2016, Tuesday – Art Wheaton
"Wages slip to the wayside in Canadian labour talks.pdf (PDF, 532 KB)"

El Economista, June 7, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"La brecha salarial de género"

The Washington Times, June 5, 2016, Sunday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Union leaders implore rank-and-file members to reject ‘dangerous, delusional’ Donald Trump"

The Atlantic, June 1, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Becoming Europe"

May 2016

The Christian Science Monitor, May 26, 2016, Thursday – Lee Adler
"$15 minimum wage will lead to robots, says McDonald's ex-CEO. Will it?"

Today Show, May 25, 2016, Wednesday – Vanessa Bohns
"Would you help a stranger"

Forbes, May 25, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The Concerning Drop In Workforce Participation And Role Of Family-Friendly Policies"

WOSU Radio, May 24, 2016, Tuesday – Ileen DeVault
"The New Federal Rule Aiming to Redefine Overtime Pay"

New York Magazine, May 24, 2016, Tuesday – Vanessa Bohns
"A Brief Guide to Convincing Total Strangers to Do Your Bidding"

NPR, May 23, 2016, Monday – Francine Blau
"The Pay Gap In White-Collar Jobs"

The Australian Business Review, May 19, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
US doctors, financial advisers have widest gender pay gap.pdf (PDF, 141 KB)

The Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Women in Elite Jobs Face Stubborn Pay Gap"

The Daily Beast, May 12, 2016, Thursday – Ken Margolies
"Could Enough Truckers for Trump Put Him in the White House?"

Wards Auto, May 12, 2016, Thursday – Art Wheaton
"CrossBlue in Crosshairs as VW-UAW Clash Escalates"

Harvard Business Review, May 10, 2016, Tuesday – Elena Belogolovsky and Peter Bamberger
"Why Keeping Salaries a Secret May Hurt Your Company"

U.S. News & World Report, May 6, 2016, Friday – Shannon Gleeson
"Going Beyond the Minimum"

The Rainbow Times, May 5, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"My Woman Card: “Deal Me In” Too"

Huffington Post, May 4, 2016, Wednesday – Marya Besharov
"What the Flint Water Crisis Can Teach Us About Leadership"

Investigative Post, May 3, 2016, Tuesday – Art Wheaton
"Lead poisoning worse than previously disclosed"

United Federation of Teachers, May 5, 2016, Thursday – Lee Adler
"Salary-wise, it’s still mostly a man’s world"

BioCycle, May 1, 2016, Sunday – Nellie Brown
"Health And Safety Planning In Anaerobic Digestion"

April 2016

Huffington Post, April 30, 2016, Saturday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"The Verizon Strike Is About More Than Dollars And Cents"

Quartz, April 30, 2016, Saturday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Academia is quietly and systematically keeping its women from succeeding"

USA Today, April 30, 2016, Saturday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Temporary, part-time workers not taking it anymore"

OregonLive, April 30, 2016, Saturday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Halting pay bias requires a fairly fundamental shift: Washington Post opinion"

Bloomberg, April 29, 2016, Friday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Verizon and Unions Hold the Line as Strike Continues"

WSKG, April 29, 2016, Friday – Ileen Devault
"Chobani will give employees up to 10% of company stock"

Macomb Daily, April 25, 2016, Monday – Richard Hurd
"Volkswagen to appeal ruling allowing UAW vote in Tennessee"

The Washington Post, April 24, 2016, Sunday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"What’s the real gender pay gap?"

The Gazette, April 24, 2016, Sunday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"We're past the time we need to walk the walk"

New York Times, April 22, 2016, Friday – Peter Lazes
"How to Keep Jobs at Home"

Newsday, April 21, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Are women actually paid less than men?"

Inside Sources, April 21, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Are Women Paid Less Than Men?"

The Washington Post, April 20, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"It’s a retirement account, but for pregnancy"

Bloomberg, April 20, 2016, Wednesday – Seth Harris and Alan Krueger (alumni)
"Will California Change How Uber Treats Its Drivers?"

C-SPAN, April 19, 2016, Tuesday – Louis Hyman
"Climate Change and the U.S. Economy"

CNN Money, April 19, 2016, Tuesday – ILR School
"Census settles hiring lawsuit over criminal records"

The Christian Science Monitor, April 19, 2016, Tuesday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Does either party really want the white working class?"

The Buffalo News, April 17, 2016, Sunday – Art Wheaton
"Walkout by Verizon workers bucks a national trend toward fewer strikes"

Jacobin, April 14, 2016, Thursday – Ian Greer
"Work Not Play"

The Washington Post, April 14, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Here are the facts behind that ’79 cent’ pay gap factoid"

CBS MoneyWatch, April 14, 2016, Thursday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"The Verizon strike's battle lines are drawn"

New York Times, April 13, 2016, Wednesday – Rose Batt
"In Verizon Strike, Blue-Collar Stress Hits the Sidewalks"

Bloomberg BNA, April 13, 2016, Wednesday – Art Wheaton
"NLRB Won't Review Auto Workers Election Win at Volkswagen"

Inside Higher Ed, April 13, 2016, Wednesday – Ron Ehrenberg
"Change From the Top"

RegBlogApril 13, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Could Sharing Pay Data Shrink the Gender Wage Gap?"

Bloomberg, April 13, 2016, Wednesday – Art Wheaton
"VW Facing Union Talks After Losing Tennessee NLRB Ruling"

Bloomberg BNA, April 12, 2016, Tuesday – Risa Liebertwitz and Randi Weingarten (alumni)
"Charter School Teachers Organizing Under Federal Labor Law"

Wall Street Journal, April 12, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Hillary Clinton Joins U.S. Women’s Soccer Player in Call for Equal Pay"

Mother Jones, April 12, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The Gender Pay Gap Is Still About 21 Cents Per Dollar"

LA Times, April 12, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The gender pay gap: 4 reasons women earn less than men"

MassLive, April 11, 2016, Monday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The real reason women still get paid less: Bloomberg View"

Daily Voice, April 11, 2016, Monday – Rob Manfred (alumni)
"Westchester's Manfred Snags Top Cornell Alumni Award"

Cosmopolitan, April 7, 2016, Thursday – Vanessa Bohns
"You Have More Influence Over People Than You Think"

WIVB News, April 7, 2016, Thursday – Art Wheaton
"Candidates’ focus on auto, jobs rings true in WNY"

Los Angeles Times, April 4, 2016, Monday – Seth Harris and Alan Krueger (alumni)
"Why the gig economy doesn't work for everyone"

The National Law Review, April 4, 2016, Monday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"New DOL “Persuader” Rule Stimulates Exaggerated Persuader Activities by Proponents and Opposition"

White House Blog, April 1, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The Employment Situation in March"

WJLA, April 1, 2016, Friday – Lee Adler
"Divided experts present debate over minimum wage increases"

Bureau of Labor Statistics, April 1, 2016, Friday – Lois Gray
"Evolution of administrative practices in American unions: results from a 20-year study"

March 2016

Marketplace, March 31, 2016, Thursday – Risa Lieberwitz
"A preschool for low-income children"

New York Times, March 31, 2016, Thursday – Alan Krueger (alumni)
"With ‘Gigs’ Instead of Jobs, Workers Bear New Burdens"

TechTarget, March 31, 2016, Thursday – Lee Dyer
"The on-demand economy and the future of work: Buckle up"

Texas Public Radio, March 28, 2016, Monday – Risa Lieberwitz
"Professors Group Says Push To Solve Sexual Assault Problem Threatens Due Process"

The Daily Beast, March 28, 2016, Monday – Risa Lieberwitz
"How Title IX Killed Free Speech on Campus"

The State News, March 25, 2016, Friday – Risa Lieberwitz
"Report finds tensions between implementing Title IX and academic freedom"

CBS Moneywatch, March 24, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"What could finally close the gender pay gap?"

New York Times, March 24, 2016, Thursday – Risa Lieberwitz
"Professors’ Group Says Efforts to Halt Sexual Harassment Have Stifled Speech"

Huffington Post, March 23, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau
"The Main Reason Women Make Less Money Than Men"

Reason, March 23, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"5 Quick Facts About the Gender Pay Gap"

Washington Post, March 22, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The real reason young women leave their jobs"

AllGov, March 19, 2016, Saturday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Gender Pay Gap Outlives Reasons Thought to Have Caused It"

Jezebel, March 19, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau
"Pay Rates Drop When a Bunch of Women Get Into a Field"

New York Times, March 18, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"As Women Take Over a Male-Dominated Field, the Pay Drops"

New York Times, March 14, 2016, Monday – Eli Friedman
"Labor Protests Multiply in China as Economy Slows, Worrying Leaders"

Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2016, Thursday – Eli Friedman
"China May Rein in Wage Increases to Boost Economy"

The Washington Post, March 10, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Pay doesn’t look the same for men and women at top newspapers"

The Kansas City Star, March 8, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"It’s 2016, and women still make less for doing the same work as men"

Independent, March 8, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Percentage of women in the tech sector is worse than in Parliament"

The Washington Post, March 8, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"It’s 2016, and women still make less for doing the same work as men"

Brookings Institution, March 7, 2016, Monday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Occupational hazard? The future of the gender pay gap"

The San Diego Union-Tribune, March 3, 2016, Thursday – Seth Harris and Alan Krueger (alumni)
"Honeymoon over for on-demand apps, contract workers"

New York Times, March 1, 2016, Tuesday – The Worker Institute
"New Weapon in Day Laborers’ Fight Against Wage Theft: A Smartphone App"

The Hedgehog Review, March 1, 2016, Tuesday – Louis Hyman
"Temps, Consultants, and the Rise of the Precarious Economy"

February 2016

Huffington Post, February 29, 2016, Monday – Fran Blau
"Here's What Happened When We Asked Elon Musk About Equal Pay For Women"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 24, 2016, Wednesday – Lee Adler
"Allegheny Technologies, steelworkers have fences to mend after lockout"

Wired, February 24, 2016, Wednesday – Vanessa Bohns
"Not Only Do Opposites Not Attract, But Just the Opposite"

The Washington Post, February 22, 2016, Tuesday – Jack Goncalo
"Every GOP candidate is wrong about political correctness"

Independent, February 15, 2016, Monday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Gender pay gap fuelled by perceptions of motherhood and the lack of women in tech, report finds"

Syracuse, February 12, 2016, Friday – Fran Blau
"Fuzzy math on wage gap, wealth disparity, black employment at Democratic presidential debate"

Fortune, February 12, 2016, Friday – Seth Harris (alumni)
"Does the U.S. Need New Rules for Workers in the Gig Economy?"

Biogas Channel, February 12, 2016, Friday – Nellie Brown
"Systems maintenance: preventing risks from the design stage"

The Atlantic, February 11, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"What’s Really Behind Why Women Earn Less Than Men?"

Truthout, February 10, 2016, Wednesday – Shannon Gleeson
"Immigrant Rights Affect Us All"

Inside Higher Ed, February 9, 2016, Tuesday – Ron Ehrenberg
"Why Is Tuition So High?"

Monster.com, February 9, 2016, Tuesday – Linda Barrington and Chris Collins
"5 awesome job perks and benefits you need to negotiate"

Daily Trojan, February 9, 2016, Tuesday – Risa Lieberwitz
"Unionization won’t solve all problems for adjunct faculty"

The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2016, Thursday – Linda Barrington and Hassan Enayati
High Salaries Haunt Some Job Hunters - WSJ.pdf (PDF, 3 MB)

Washington Center for Equitable Growth, February 4, 2016, Thursday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The level and trend of the U.S. gender wage gap"

Bloomberg Briefs, February 3, 2016, Wednesday – Ruben King-Shaw (alumni)
"Hispanics' Health-Care Needs Create PE Opportunities: Mansa Capital's King-Shaw" (PDF, 6 MB)

The Guardian, February 2, 2016, Tuesday – Eli Friedman
"He Xiaobo: latest victim of China's crackdown on labour activists"

January 2016

The Dollar Business, January 2016 – Art Wheaton
"America Will Not Save the World in the Next Recession"

Daily Times, January 31, 2016, Sunday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Pretty obvious, but unacknowledged : What is the real reason women still earn less than men?"

The Washington Post, January 29, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau
Obama targets gender pay gap with plan to collect companies’ salary data

Huffington Post, January 29, 2016, Friday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"The Real Reason Women Still Make Less Than Men"

WRFI, January 27, 2016, Wednesday – Shannon Gleeson
Supreme Court to Hear Case on Obama’s Authority to Implement Immigration Reforms

Bloomberg, January 27, 2016, Wednesday – Chris Collins
"You're About to Hate Slack as Much as You Hate E-Mail"

Bloomberg Daily Labor Report, January 25, 2016, Monday – Lee Adler
Bargaining Will Continue to Be Contentious This Year, Observers Say (PDF, 64 KB)

MarketWatch, January 22, 2016, Friday – Eli Friedman
"Tech companies use materials mined illegally by children in Africa"

The Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2016, Tuesday – Kevin Hallock and Peter Bamberger
"Open Salaries: the Good, the Bad and the Awkward"

Think Progress, January 14, 2016, Thursday – Jack Goncalo
"The Phony Debate About Political Correctness"

The Sacramento Bee, January 12, 2016, Tuesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"See the California gender pay gap by occupation"

NBC News, January 11, 2016, Monday – Jeff Grabelsky
"Unions Appear Headed for Supreme Court Loss"

The Atlantic, January 8, 2016, Friday – Kate Bronfenbrenner
"Why Are Unions So Worried About an Upcoming Supreme Court Case?"

Marketplace, January 8, 2016, Friday – Seth Harris (alumni)
"Everybody's got an opinion on why wages are stuck"

Bloomberg, January 7, 2016, Thursday – Richard Hurd
"Former Labor Union Heads Helping Presidential Campaigns"

The Washington Post, January 6, 2016, Wednesday – Francine Blau and Lawrence Kahn
"Asian American women are closing the gap with white men, but that’s not the point"

The Washington Post, January 3, 2016, Sunday – Eli Friedman
"China’s Communists are stamping out labor activism"