Law and Politics

The Airbnb Battle with Unite Here Continues
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Transportation

The Airbnb Battle with Unite Here Continues

NEW YORK, NY – While Unite Here battles Airbnb Inc. in New York City and other major municipalities throughout the country, United Auto Workers has organized cafeteria workers at  Airbnb facilities.  Bon Appétit contracts food services for Airbnb in San Francisco as well as Portland, Oregon. These are now UAW union shops with signed contracts.

SPIRIT OF THE LAW:  Should Officials be Allowed to Arrest People for Engaging in Free Speech?
Features, Law and Politics, National

SPIRIT OF THE LAW: Should Officials be Allowed to Arrest People for Engaging in Free Speech?

Federal courts are divided over whether a police officer or government official can be sued for arresting someone merely for exercising their right to free speech. Several courts have created a legal barrier to such suits that makes it almost impossible for wrongly arrested citizens to prevail, even if there is overwhelming evidence that the arrest…

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