This week, there are new labor policy reports from CEPR, EPI, and NELP.


Center for Economic and Policy Research

Politics Matter: Changes in Unionization Rates in Rich Countries, 1960-2010
John Schmitt and Alexandra Mitukiewicz


Economic Policy Institute

Rehberg’s proposed riders to Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Act would undercut American workers
Adrienne DerVartanian, Gordon Lafer, and Ross Eisenbrey


National Employment Law Project

NELP Summary of Independent Contractor Reforms New State and Federal Activity
Catherine K. Ruckelshaus and Sarah Leberstein

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