19 attorneys general sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over gainful employment rule

19 attorneys general sue Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over gainful employment rule

Nineteen U.S. state attorneys general are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for overturning an Obama-era rule designed to protect students from predatory education institutions. The 2014 gainful employment rule was created by the Obama administration to ensure that schools — many of them for-profit colleges —were denied access to federal aid if their graduates had weak career […]
Uber, Lyft ‘essentially ignore US labor laws’: employment expert

Uber, Lyft ‘essentially ignore US labor laws’: employment expert

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a spotlight onto service workers who stock grocery shelves, prepare coffee and deliver food. But society’s reliance on their work hasn’t translated into protections or benefits for the workers themselves. Many of these essential...