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by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 05, 2021

NYC Police Union HQ Raided by Feds

On Tuesday morning the controversial 13,0000 member NYPD Sergeants Benevolent Association’s (SBA) office in lower Manhattan and the home of their President was raided by federal investigators...

by Guest Post | on Sep 22, 2021

Justice Alito's Ties to Union-Busting

This column was written by Jenny Hunter and first appeared in Balls and Strikes. For almost a decade, Justice Samuel Alito has been engaged in a relentless crusade against the labor movement, and...

by Brian Young | on Sep 17, 2021

Biden's NLRB: Tough on Union Busting

When Joe Biden was running for President, he talked about wanting to create real penalties for companies that violate labor law. While he suggested that he might support going as far as putting them...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 13, 2021

Teachers Challenge Union Opt Out Laws

While the Supreme Court is still a few weeks from coming back into session, lawyers are hoping that the court will take up an anti-union challenge to membership opt-out periods. The opt-out...

by Brian Young | on Aug 26, 2021

7 Capitol Cops Sue Trump

Seven Capitol police officers have filed a lawsuit against Trump, his ally Roger Stone, and members of far-right groups that took part in the January 6th attack on the US Capitol. This attack left...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 18, 2021

NLRB Accuses Home Depot of Racism

Home Depot is coming under fire after the NLRB filed a complaint against the company for banning employees from taking part in protected speech on the job. The case came after an employee at a...

by Brian Young | on Aug 18, 2021

NLRB Could Restore Card Check Standard

For the last four years the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been on a warpath against unions. Trump’s appointees, including General Counsel Peter Robb, used the board to weaken labor...

by Brian Young | on Jul 23, 2021

Scabby the Rat Lives!

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of inflating Scabby. In a reversal from the Trump board which seemed dead set on defeating the staple of union protests and strikes, the board...

by Brian Young | on Jul 01, 2021

Judge Blocks Law Aimed at Teachers Unions

A judge has blocked a new Indiana law that would have required teachers' unions to recertify every year that their members approved of paying union dues through automatic deductions. In the...

by Guest Post | on Jun 24, 2021

The Limits of Labor Law and What the PRO Act Can Fix

This article was written by the IBEW Media Center. America’s current labor law leaves much to be desired from the worker’s perspective, according to new research from the Economic...

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