Twenty states are backing a lawsuit seeking to overturn mandatory union membership for public sector employees, arguing that forcing them to pay fees is akin to “the forced subsidization of a political party.”
Activists at the Service Employees International Union-backed Fight for $15 movement have joined a journalism union.
The “smartest thinkers” asking “the toughest questions” are rallying to organize a union to boost pay for those asking in the news today.
A regional labor arbiter previously suspended for fundraising with labor unions is forcing Pennsylvania hospital workers to join a union, sparking protest from a group of employees.
A labor watchdog group filed a complaint with the IRS challenging a worker center’s non-profit status.
The Center for Union Facts lodged a complaint to the agency accusing the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) of being a union front group organized as a nonprofit in order to avoid federal labor regulations.
Virginia’s Democratic lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Justin Fairfax was left off of an Election Day sample ballot that was being passed around at least one northern Virginia polling station on Tuesday.
A veteran autoworker has launched a new group to encourage reform at his former union.
Terry Bowman, a Ford line worker who spent decades as a dues-paying member of the United Auto Workers union, has long criticized the labor organization for its political activities. He is now attempting to take that criticism nationwide with the group Moving Unions Forward.
Local media company DNAInfo, which includes websites such as Gothamist and DCist, has announced that it is going out of business.
Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer claimed to have met a janitor earning the minimum wage at Kennedy Airport who would see a pay increase if she were represented by a union, despite the fact that she is already a union member.