The effect of COVID-19 on the law has been transformative and wide-ranging, but as a Harvard Law School panel pointed out on the one-year anniversary of campus shutdown, the changes haven’t all been for the worse.
Sharon Block and Ben Sachs of Harvard Law School’s Labor and Worklife Program discuss COVID-19’s continued impact on the workplace and worker’s rights to a safe and healthy work environment.
With a little help from their at-home photographers, HLS professors share what teaching classes via Zoom looks like.
The Harvard Gazette sat down with Sharon Block and Benjamin Sachs of Harvard’s Labor and Worklife Program to talk about their report "Clean Slate for Worker Power: Building a Just Democracy and Economy," and about what they envision for the future of labor law in the United States.
HLS faculty blogs on law-related topics are reaching thousands—sometimes millions—and have become required reading for experts.
In July, Harvard’s Labor and Worklife Program began an ambitious effort to fix a broken system of labor laws. The program, with the overall title “Rebalancing Economic and Political Power: A Clean Slate for the Future of Labor Law,” began with a daylong seminar at Wasserstein Hall last month.
In January, Ben Sachs, the Kestnbaum Professor of Labor and Industry, filed an amicus brief in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, urging the Supreme Court to reject Janus’s challenge on the ground that it does not raise a valid First Amendment claim.
In two new books, Professor Cass Sunstein, former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, addresses human behavior and how government should best respond to it.
Suddenly, the N.C.A.A. is forced to play defense in more than one court.
Harvard Law School Professor Benjamin Sachs, a labor law specialist who focuses on unions in politics, sat down with a reporter for the HLS News office to reflect on the Supreme Court’s increased involvement in labor cases and the state of labor law today.