LWP Executive Director Sharon Block addressed the 2017 Interstate Labor Standards Association in Little Rock, Arkansas on LWP’s new project on Payroll Fraud and the Underground Economy. Block previewed for ILSA members a survey that LWP fellows Terri Gerstein and Mark Erlich are developing to gain insights into new frontiers in misclassification and effective strategies for combatting it.
The National Labor Relations Board has been immune to any major changes by the Trump Administration. But that all changed when Donald Trump announced of two new Republican Board members. Sharon Block, the former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor and Senior Counselor to the Secretary of Labor under the Obama Administration joins Ring of Fire’s Sam Seder to talk discuss Donald Trump’s anti-labor policy and how Trump plans to take us back in time on labor rights.
Bruce Kasanoff, Forbes.com Michael S. Teitelbaum, was quoted, "data indicate that there are at least twice as many people entering the workforce as there are jobs in STEM fields for those with a bachelor’s degree."