Category Archives: The War On Workers

“Uber to Repay Millions to Drivers, Who Could Be Owed Far More”

Source: Uber to Repay Millions to Drivers, Who Could Be Owed Far More – The New York Times One word to Uber drivers: Unionize.

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Hammer v. Dagenhart (child labor is good)

8. Hammer v. Dagenhart (1918): Here, the Court ruled that Congress could not ban child labor in intrastate commerce. Sure, Congress could legislate against gambling and other vices, but whether children were to be kept out of mines and factories … Continue reading

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Bad laws in our nation ruled by law: Lochner (freedom for employers to work laborers to death)

Right. Well this definitely comes under the category of The War on Workers, doesn’t it? 7. Lochner v. New York (1905): Look, they’re not all civil rights cases! In this case, the Supreme Court struck down a New York law … Continue reading

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