Nation Jun 27

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Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor.

Economy Oct 29

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South Carolina’s manufacturing revival lures new business

Like other states, South Carolina has seen its traditional industries decimated by automation and globalization, as low-skilled factory jobs disappeared or migrated to low-cost labor countries. Now, the state is building a robust, high-skilled factory base, returning manufacturing jobs to…

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