Politics Aug 03

Democratic White House hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum

They were among 19 Democrats scheduled to speak at a labor forum hosted by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a public employees union that represents 1.6 million workers. The event is a moment for the candidates…

Nation Jun 27

File photo of the Supreme Court by Gary Cameron/Reuters
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.

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