Since the October 2018 election that made her the first African American and the second woman to chair the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD) in the district’s 90-year history, Gloria Gray has found herself in nearly constant demand. In addition to board oversight and continuing to represent the West Basin Water District, Gray…

The Westin

The Trump administration announced yesterday that Uber drivers and other gig economy workers are not employees. Accordingly, the administration reasons, they aren’t entitled to employee protections. The Huffington Post reports: “It’s one of the most contentious questions in the world of work these days: Whom do Uber drivers and others in the gig economy really…

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden got under President Donald Trump’s (thin) skin after the International Association of Fire Fighters officially endorsed Biden. Trump predictably took to Twitter to unleash his anger on the labor union. The Dues Sucking firefighters leadership will always support Democrats, even though the membership wants me. Some things never change! — Donald…

Sen. Kamala Harris had some strong words yesterday about ‘right to work’ laws. Fox News reports: “‘The barriers to organized labor being able to organize and strike are something that have grown over a period of time,’ the 2020 presidential hopeful said while speaking at the National Forum on Wages and Working People. At the…