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Moshe Marvit
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Moshe Z. Marvit practices law in Pittsburgh, and is the coauthor, with The Century Foundation senior fellow Richard D. Kahlenberg, of Why Labor Organizing Should be a Civil Right: Rebuilding a Middle-Class Democracy by Enhancing Worker Voice (2012). He has worked at the National Labor Relations Board and was an editor at the Employee Rights and Employment Policy Journal. His current research focuses on labor organizations, excluded workers, and employment and civil rights.  He received a BA in philosophy at Penn State University, an MA in political science from the University of Chicago, a JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and an MA in history from Carnegie Mellon University. He is currently an adjunct professor at Duquesne University School of Law. His research on labor and employment law and policy has been published in a variety of law reviews, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, The New Republic, and elsewhere.

Blog of the Century Posts by Moshe Marvit
Trying to Violate Federal Law, One City at a Time
December 12, 2014
What Happened in Chattanooga?
February 15, 2014
Amazon Gets Rich Off the Backs of Turkers
February 7, 2014
Dismissal of Mulhall Good for Labor
December 11, 2013
Criminalizing Cooperation
November 19, 2013
Labor Needs More Than Organizing to Succeed
June 14, 2013
Why the Noel Canning Decision May Already Be Moot
May 14, 2013
A Penny for Your Troubles
May 3, 2013
A Well-Informed Electorate Is a Prerequisite for Democracy
May 2, 2013
The Most Important Case You Haven’t Heard Of. Maybe.
April 17, 2013
Worker Victory Shows UPMC Is Not Above the Law
March 4, 2013
Will Scalia’s Pet Peeve Decide the Voting Rights Act?
March 1, 2013
New Labor Statistics Show Decline in Union Membership
January 23, 2013
A Civil Right to Organize
January 23, 2013
Best of Worst in Labor: 2012
January 4, 2013
The Continuing Struggle for College Adjunct Unions
November 5, 2012
Response to U.S. Unions: Uncivil on Civil Rights
July 17, 2012
By Moshe Marvit
These Republicans Want to Take Away Your Weekend
March 19, 2015
Volkswagen’s Sort-of Union in Tennessee
February 19, 2015
Republicans Think They’ve Finally Figured Out How to Kill Unions
February 13, 2015
February 4, 2015
The Supreme Court Case That Could Decimate American Public Sector Unionism
February 3, 2015
No more tips? Restaurants should follow the lead of Bar Marco
January 13, 2015
Documents Show Notorious Union-Buster Backing Kentucky’s County Right-to-Work Laws
January 13, 2015
Labor at a Crossroads: Can Broadened Civil Rights Law Offer Workers a True Right to Organize?
January 12, 2015
A Kentucky County Just Voted to Approve the First Local Right-to-Work Ordinance
December 16, 2014
Thanks to Labor Board Ruling, You Can Now Use Company Email to Organize a Union
December 12, 2014
SCOTUS Rules Workers Don’t Need To Be Paid for All Their Time Working
December 11, 2014
Are Cities the Next Front in the Right’s War on Labor?
December 5, 2014
Home Care in Crisis
November 6, 2014
McConnell-Grimes Outcome Could Decide Whether Kentucky Goes Right-to-work
November 3, 2014
Franchise Org Will Launch Labor Law Website
October 29, 2014
Home Care in Crisis
October 10, 2014
Proposal for Union Membership to be a Civil Right
August 28, 2014
Belabored Podcast #59: Labor Rights as Civil Rights, with Moshe Marvit
August 22, 2014
The New Volkswagen Model: Minority Unionism
August 20, 2014
Civil Rights and Union Organizing
August 11, 2014
Mathis, Boychuck: RedBlueAmerica: Should union organizing be a civil right?
August 4, 2014
New Bill Defines Labor Rights As Civil Rights
August 1, 2014
A Bill to Get the Labor Movement Back on Offense
July 31, 2014
Making workers’ rights a civil right
July 31, 2014
A Bill to Get the Labor Movement Back on Offense
July 29, 2014
This Congressman Wants To Give You The Right To Sue Union Busters
July 28, 2014
Rep. Keith Ellison Wants to Make Union Organizing a Civil Right
July 21, 2014
What Do the Recent Supreme Court Decisions Mean for Women’s Economic Security?
July 18, 2014
Economics Daily Digest: Communities Need a Better Kind of Banking
July 10, 2014
SCOTUS’ Quiet Expansion of Harris
July 9, 2014
What Harris Means for Workers’ Rights
July 7, 2014
The Supreme Court Has Created an Impossible Standard for Unions to Meet
July 1, 2014
The Battle for Freedom
June 27, 2014
Cloud Labor: Working in the Digital Economy
June 24, 2014
A Liberal’s Call to Real Liberty
June 13, 2014
The problem with Thomas Piketty
May 12, 2014
The Paycheck Fairness Act Would Have Helped All Workers, Not Just Women
April 11, 2014
Emails Show Sen. Corker’s Chief of Staff Coordinated with Network of Anti-UAW Union Busters
April 4, 2014
The End of Jobs?
March 24, 2014
Open thread for night owls: Jaffe on the end of jobs
March 24, 2014
Inside the Most Unregulated Labor Marketplace That Has Ever Existed
March 12, 2014
Did Bob Corker Taint the UAW’s Volkswagen Union Election? And If So, Will He Get Away With It?
February 19, 2014
What Are the UAW’s Legal Options After the Volkswagen Defeat?
February 19, 2014
Want to Realize the Civil Rights Act’s Dream? Apply it to Union Rights, Too.
February 18, 2014
Want to Realize the Civil Rights Act’s Dream? Apply it to Union Rights, Too.
February 18, 2014
Wonkbook: How Labor Lost in Tennessee
February 18, 2014
Labor Finds an Unlikely Savior in Scalia
January 22, 2014
The Fight for Homecare Workers
January 21, 2014
Political Implications of Noel Canning? The Supreme Court Doesn’t Want to Hear It
January 16, 2014
The Filibuster Had to Be Killed
November 22, 2013
Death of a Professor
November 18, 2013
Interview with an Adjunct Organizer: “People Are Tired of the Hypocrisy”
October 10, 2013
A Labor Day proposal for labor
September 3, 2013
Why Labor Rights Should Be a Civil Right
August 28, 2013
Why Labor Organizing Should be a Civil Right: An Interview
August 8, 2013
A State Legislative Strategy for Labor
July 17, 2013
Chicago Cabbies Fight for a Fairer Fare
July 9, 2013
What Dr. King Didn’t Say
July 8, 2013
Obama’s New Tactic: If You Don’t Eat Your Meat, You Can’t Have Any Pudding
June 6, 2013
The Most Dangerous Court in America
May 28, 2013
In Another Blow to NLRB, Court Says Bosses Don’t Have To Notify Workers of Rights
May 9, 2013
War, Fascism and General Electric
April 2, 2013
Mail Models - How letter carriers might save your grandma.
March 4, 2013
Long Before Conservatives Stifled Gun and Tax Studies, They Derailed Labor Research
February 14, 2013
The Republican Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism
January 29, 2013
Time to Move Beyond the Board
January 28, 2013

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