LPE Originals

The Case for Universal Labor and Employment Rights

This week we’re featuring two discussions of Anne Alstott & Ganesh Sitaraman’s The Public Option: Working people in the United States are fragmented by race, gender, ethnicity, religion, and status. We are also stratified by the law itself—specifically the extent to which we are entitled to labor and employment rights. Some workers have the right…

LPE Originals

Envisioning Worker Voice in the Private Government(s) of the Twenty-First Century

This post is part of a symposium on Elizabeth Anderson’s Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives (and Why We Don’t Talk about It). Read the complete symposium here. For those of us who are interested in law and political economy, seeing a political philosopher of Elizabeth Anderson’s stature dedicate her Tanner Lectures to labor issues is deeply…