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By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
If voters consent to Proposition A, Missouri would become the 28th state outlawing mandatory union fees in workplace contracts and the sixth Republican-led state to do so in the past six years.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
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.
Its conservative majority restored, the Supreme Court said Thursday it will return to an issue with the potential to financially cripple Democratic-leaning labor unions that represent government workers.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
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…
By PBS NewsHour
What role do labor unions play in presidential politics this election? John Yang speaks with Susan Page of USA Today and Stu Rothenberg of The Rothenberg-Gonzales Political Report about Donald Trump’s efforts to court African-Americans, a generational challenge for Hillary…
By Sam Hananel, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A tie vote from the Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a win to labor unions in a high-profile dispute over their ability to collect fees.
Can teachers who are not union members be required to pay some union dues? That question is being weighed at the Supreme Court, which heard arguments in a case that could have wide ramifications for organized labor. Judy Woodruff learns…
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Monday appeared ready to deal a major blow to organized labor as it considers the free speech rights of government workers who say they shouldn't be forced to pay fees to public sector unions.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year. Affirmative action, abortion and another look at the Obama health care law all are before the court, and they could well be joined by immigration,…
Union membership has been decreasing in America, and with it, the influence of unions over elections. But Democratic candidates still vie for their critical endorsements. Political director Lisa Desjardins reports on what’s at stake for both the candidates and the…
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