What A New Class Of Worker Could Mean For The Future Of Labor
Faced with lawsuits that could threaten their business models, tech companies are pushing for a new classification of worker that would combine the flexibility afforded to contractors with the protections afforded to employees. How that new worker is defined could impact American labor for years to come.
Military Gay Ban On Again, For Now
Just when a step was taken in a positive direction regarding the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, we find ourselves set back once again. A federal appeals court has ruled that the Pentagon may temporarily reinstate a ban on openly gay men and women in uniform. This is starting to look somewhat like a tennis match, and who knows how it will end.
Lady Gaga To Lead Rally Against 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Lady Gaga announced via Twitter that she will be headlining a rally in Portland, Maine, in hopes of persuading the state's two Republican senators to vote yes on repealing the military's, "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Gotta give it to Gaga, always standing up for what she believes in!