Future of Work

Publications

Testimony In SUPPORT of House Bill 2019 relating to the Kansas transportation network company services act that establishes conditions for when a driver is an independent contractor
Steven Greenhut

Testimony from:
Steven Greenhut, Resident Senior Fellow and Western Region Director, R Street Institute
In SUPPORT of House Bill 2019 relating to the Kansas transportation network company services…

, The Washington Examiner
Remote working habits mean downtown DC needs a redo
Erica Schoder & Chad Russell

When Mayor Muriel Bowser was sworn in for her third term at the beginning of the month, she insisted that President Joe Biden “either get most federal workers back to the office most of the time” or…

Opposition to the Department of Labor’s Proposed New Independent Contracting Rules
Steven Greenhut

November 21, 2022
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
200 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C.  20210

Re: Employee or Independent Contractor Classification Under the Fair Labor…

, The American Spectator
Feds Take Aim at Free-Speech Rights of Amazon CEO Who Remarked on Unions
Steven Greenhut

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It’s no surprise that the union-allied Biden administration is using the federal Department of Labor to tip the scales on behalf of labor unions. I recently reported for The…

, The American Spectator
Biden’s Tone-Deaf New Labor Rules
Steven Greenhut

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A state can serve as a “laboratory” of democracy to “try novel social and economic experiments without risk to the rest of the country,” Supreme Court Justice Louis…

, Real Clear Politics
Uyghur Genocide; Progressive Reckoning; Asteroid Down, Populists Up
Erica Schoder

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, six weeks from Election Day 2022 — the midterms that will determine which of America’s two hyper-partisan (and often dysfunctional) major political parties will…

, Real Clear Markets
Quiet Quitting Isn’t the Answer: Passion That Vanquishes Burnout Is
Erica Schoder

The latest headlines about the American workplace have focused on “quiet quitting.” But this is more than catchy clickbait, it’s a real, ongoing issue for employers and employees.
Different…

, National Affairs
On Working from Home
Eli Lehrer

Since 2020, the disruption in commuting patterns stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly increased the number of people working from home. This may feel like an unprecedented shift in human…

Radio: The Gig Economy is Good for Workers
Steven Greenhut

From Inside Sources With Boyd Matheson:

There has been a lot of talk about the Pink Recession, where women dropped out of the workforce during the pandemic. Now there’s concern not…

, The American Spectator
Men (Not) at Work
Steven Greenhut

Progressive politicians and economists are painting a dark picture about the future of work, as they depict a coming dystopia of American wage earners who have no job security or benefits, little…

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