WorkplaceChoice, a website maintained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, is a comprehensive, up-to-date website for all news on labor regulations, private and Government sector unions, pensions, and pro-worker legislation.
The purpose of the website is to present researchers and reporters with easy access to the latest articles and studies on labor policy. Readers can also subscribe to the WorkplaceChoice Daily Digest or to the site’s RSS feed.
WorkplaceChoice is edited by CEI Senior Fellow Matt Patterson and Labor Policy Analyst Trey Kovacs. Leading experts on labor and worker issues regularly showcase their work on the site.
WorkplaceChoice houses a central repository for pro-worker legislation. Visitors will able to see the status of current legislation and learn about model legislation not yet introduced in congress.
Matt Patterson is Senior Fellow at CEI’s Center For Economic Freedom, specializing in labor policy. In 2011-2012, he served as CEI’s Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellow.
Patterson has written on a wide range of public policy issues, such as global warming, healthcare, and the debt crisis, in addition to labor union politics. He has been published in The Washington Post, Forbes, New York Post, Washington Examiner, Washington Times, Baltimore Sun, FoxNews.com, and National Review Online, among many others. His work has been cited on-air by Sean Hannity, and featured on The Drudge Report, RealClearPolitics, RushLimbaugh.com, and others.
From 2010 to 2012, Patterson served as Senior Editor at the Capital Research Center in Washington, DC, where he oversaw the publications Labor Watch and Green Watch. Previously, he served as a Washington Fellow at the National Review Institute, Research Assistant for Charles Krauthammer, and Health Policy Analyst for the National Center for Public Policy Research. Patterson aslo served as Colorado State Political Coordinator and Policy Communications Coordinator for the Rudy Giuliani presidential campaign in 2008. He is the author of the book, Union of Hearts: The Abraham Lincoln & Ann Rutledge Story, and a contributor to Proud to be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation (HarperCollins, 2010). For more of his writing visit his bio at CEI.org.
Trey Kovacs is a Labor Policy Analyst at CEI. He focuses on economic impacts of labor and finance policy. His research areas include public sector unions, labor policy reform, and employer rights. His writings have been featured in American Spectator, The Washington Times, and Capital Research Center’s Labor Watch. He is also a regular contributor to Openmarket.org.
Trey is the managing editor of WorkplaceChoice.org, CEI’s comprehensive labor news website. He updates the site with the latest labor news around the country, information about pro-worker legislation, the Congressional scorecard for labor policy voting records, and manages its social media. Prior to joining CEI, Trey interned at the Republican National Committee. For more of his writing visit his bio at CEI.org.
Contributor: Julia Tavlas is a Research Associate at CEI. Her work has appeared in Forbes, Chattanooga Free-Times Press, and Big Hollywood. Julia is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania.
Contributor: Alex Habighorst is a Research Associate at CEI.