The City Council has put in a lot of worthwhile hours working on labor regulations to protect vulnerable workers — most recently on “secure scheduling” and paid family leave. They have also clarified that the Office of Labor Standards (OLS) is on point to enforce them. But the laws are meaningless if OLS doesn’t have the manpower to enforce them — and that means finding money.Continue reading
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Office of Labor Standards is growing, but where will the money come from?
There’s no question that the “small but mighty” Office of Labor Standards needs to grow. The question is how to pay for it.Continue reading