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A Supreme Court case could be the biggest threat to unions in years. Good.

Friday, February 23, 2018 8:41 AM

a labor union, to which government has given exclusive power to represent him, although he chooses not to be a member? Janus argues that an exclusive representative "is indistinguishable from a government-appointed lobbyist." The fees are usually ...

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Lincolnshire man sues village over use of tax dollars to lobby against labor unions

Friday, February 23, 2018 7:41 AM

A Lincolnshire man and labor union member is suing the village, claiming officials’ use of tax dollars to pay state lobbyists promoting anti-organized labor policies violates his First Amendment rights. Dixon O’Brien, a professional engineer, and his union ...

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Maryland brewers, distributors gain support as reform hearing kicks off in Annapolis

Friday, February 23, 2018 3:53 AM

And 22 members of the Teamsters Local Union No. 570 showed up in support of distributors who are concerned Franchot’s measure will throw off the balance among brewers, distributors and retailers -- the three arms of the state’s tiered alcohol industry.

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A Democrat getting outspent 17-1 is now neck and neck in deep-red Pennsylvania

Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:30 PM

Labor union members were also a huge demographic for Trump in 2016; after the presidential race, national exit polls showed Democrat Hillary Clinton had captured 51 percent of union households, 7 points less than President Obama in 2012. Meanwhile ...

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Unions sound alarm as Supreme Court takes up fees fight; Gorsuch seen as pivotal vote

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 4:09 AM

And the political and financial stakes are huge for the broader American labor union movement, which already has begun sounding the alarm about the consequences should the justices rule for Janus. ’I just look at it as an average guy just standing up for ...

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