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by Brian Young | on Mar 22, 2021

Union Jobsite Access Heard by Supreme Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard the case of Cedar Point Nursery v Hassid. The case challenges a California law that allows union organizers to gain access to the property of agricultural employers...

by Brian Young | on Jan 16, 2019

Truck Drivers Get their Day in Court

In a surprising move, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of workers. In the case of New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, the court ruled that workers in the transportation industry cannot be forced...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 10, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court's Next Attack: Collective Bargaining

Just months after the Supreme Court ruled against public sector unions, in the Janus v. AFSCME case, the next big attack on unions may be coming before the court.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 02, 2018

Janus Class Action Would Cost Unions Millions

Last week the Supreme Court ruled that charging non-members agency fees was a violation of the first amendment. While the decision will mean millions of dollars will be lost without these agency fees...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 27, 2018

Trump's Janus is Not the End, it's the Beginning

  We have been preparing for this day since November 9, 2016.   Teachers who are far removed from the process of why they enjoy a nice quality of life are having a blast on their...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 21, 2018

Another Bad Decision Out of Trump’s Supreme Court

Imagine a world where an arbitration agreement can take away all of your rights on the job. After today’s decision by the Supreme Court, that world is now a reality. The case, Epic System v...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 26, 2018

Protestors to Mark Janus: “Shame! Shame! Shame!”

Public Enemy number 1 today is Mark Janus. If you Google Mark Janus, a lot of UCOMM's stuff pops up, as does many stories around one of the most important US Supreme Court cases in recent history...

by Guest Post | on Feb 26, 2018

Booker: Honor Dr. King By Preserving Union Rights

In the early days of April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, to join in a protest with 1,300 city sanitation workers who had gone on strike after two of their...

by Press and Media | on Feb 23, 2018

Supreme Court Makes it Easier to Fire a Whistleblower on Wall St.

In a ruling on Wednesday, the Supreme Court has narrowed the definition of a whistleblower.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2018

The Cost of Trump's Janus

In just a few weeks, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Janus v. AFSCME case challenging fair share fees. With the case expected to be decided by June, The Empire Center has decided to...