Unions

Government Union Reports Sharp Decline in Political Spending

Oregon SEIU chapter slashes spending after dues fell by $2 million

One of the country's top liberal labor unions is spending dramatically less on political activities and lobbying in union stronghold Oregon, according to its annual report. The state's Service Employees International Union (SEIU) chapter reported just $1.6 million in political activities and lobbying in its 2019 report, down over $500,000 from 2018.

Pennsylvania Unions End Membership Mandates

Government unions abandon automatic enrollment after suits

Some of Pennsylvania's most powerful labor unions have removed a key hurdle for workers who wish to resign their membership following a series of class action lawsuits.