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UPDATE: U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Reopen Friedrichs V. California Teachers Association Union-Fees Case, Leaves Deadlock

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to reopen a case over Public Sector Workers’ obligation to help fund the Union that represents them, leaving intact a 4-to-4 deadlock. The Court on March 29th Read more»

Another City Just Enacted A Union-Backed $15 Minimum Wage - Washington, D.C. Will Have A $15 Wage Floor By 2020

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser (Democrat) signed legislation Monday (June 27th) that will gradually hike the city’s Minimum Wage to $15, the latest in a string of victories for the Read more»

Labor Leaders Criticize Trump On His Pittsburgh Trade Speech, Says National AFL-CIO President Trumka: “Donald Trump ‘Talks A Good Game’ On Trade, But ‘His First And Only Loyalty Is To Himself.’”

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - In the hours leading up to a speech on trade by presumptive Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump, Labor Leaders and one prominent Democrat took swipes at Trump’s record of making products Read more»

Via LaborPress.org: YouTube Jeered As 'Black Marketeers' During American Federation Of Musicians Local 802 Panel Discussion In New York City

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (NEW YORK CITY) - Working Musicians already have a tough time making a living, but at a American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 802 panel discussion held this week, noted Jazz guitarist Marc Ribot blasted YouTube - the Read more»

Labor Perspective From ATU President Lawrence Hanley & National AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department President Edward Wytkind: It’s Time To Eradicate ‘Sweatshops On Wheels’

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: This Labor Perspective, authored by Amalgamated Transit Union President Lawrence J. Hanley, who also serves as a Member of the National AFL-CIO’s Executive Council, and AFL-CIO Read more»

Eleven Labor Unions File Lawsuits Challenging West Virginia’s Right-To-Work Law – Charge RTW (For Less) Is An ‘Illegal Taking’ Of Union Property & Resources

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (WEST VIRGINIA) - Eleven state Labor Unions earlier this week filed petitions in Kanawha Circuit Court challenging West Virginia’s new Right-to-Work (for less) Law as an illegal taking of Union property and resources. Read more»
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