Where Have All Our Wages Gone?

By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View

Many theories have been advanced for why unions, and median wages, aren’t growing very fast. Some say there’s a causal link, which runs something like this: The Reagan administration gutted union protections, making it harder to organize workers. Without a powerful union to represent them, workers were at the mercy of greedy bosses who ruthlessly forced down their wage packets.

NLRB High On Marijuana Labor Relations

By Hilary Bricken, Above the Law

Today, the National Labor Relations Board will be hearing marijuana workers’ allegations against their New Jersey medical marijuana dispensary employer for retaliation, union-busting, and unfair working conditions. This will be the second time the NLRB has entertained hearing a marijuana workers case.