Today is May Day, a.k.a. International Workers Day, an occasion that in the United States once was mainly observed by labor unions. In 2017, reflecting the rise of more informal worker organizations, civil-rights groups with names like “Rise Up” are behind hundreds of planned strikes, rallies and marches demonstrations around the country in support of labor-related causes like higher minimum wages and relaxed federal immigration policies.
Welcome to the future, saysAndrew B. Prescott, an employer-side labor lawyer with Nixon Peabody in Providence, Rhode Island. With Donld J. Trump firmly installed in the White House, Prescott sees the beginning