Entries by Kay

The Just In Time workplace isn’t working

We’ve talked about this quite a bit and I’m pleased it’s getting attention: Navarro is at the center of a new collision that pits sophisticated workplace technology against some fundamental requirements of parenting, with particularly harsh consequences for poor single mothers. Along with virtually every major retail and restaurant chain, Starbucks relies on software that […]

I myself believed this one

The Wisconsin state court said last week that Scott Walker’s voter suppression law was okay as long as Wisconsin somehow figures out “administratively” how to turn it into something other than a poll tax. Free birth certificates for everyone I guess! This is from Justin Levitt writing at Election Law Blog. I did not know […]

I bet those little kids coming over the border had something to do with this

It’s either them or that physician with ebola: A state of emergency was declared today in Lucas County and the greater Toledo area after tests at the Collins Park water-treatment plant in East Toledo produced two toxin sample readings. Chemists testing water at Collins Park plant found two sample readings for microcystin — a toxin […]

Now more than ever

This was big news yesterday: The general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Tuesday that McDonald’s could be held jointly liable for labor and wage violations by its franchise operators — a decision that, if upheld, would disrupt longtime practices in the fast-food industry and ease the way for unionizing nationwide. Business […]