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September 12th, 2013

Today's News and Commentary – September 12

Published September 12th, 2013 -

The New York Times and Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel report that a federal district court in Wisconsin has upheld the state’s controversial public-sector collective bargaining law, Act 10, from a free speech and equal protection challenge. YesterdayR... More »

September 8th, 2013

This Weekend's News and Commentary — September 7-8

Published September 8th, 2013 -

The president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka, plans to ask the labor federation’s national convention today to allow nonlabor advocacy groups and millions of nonunion workers to join, the New York Times reports. With the goal of reversing organized labor’s dec... More »

August 25th, 2013

This Weekend's News and Commentary — August 24/25

Published August 25th, 2013 -

Wednesday is the fiftieth anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The Washington Post and NBC News report that thousands of members of civil rights organizations and labor unions unions marched on Saturday to commemorate the anniversa... More »

August 18th, 2013

This Weekend's News and Commentary – August 17/18

Published August 18th, 2013 -

In this weekend’s legal news, the Wall Street Journal discusses the Sixth Circuit’s Thursday ruling in Kindred Nursing Centers East v. NLRB. The court upheld an NLRB ruling, Specialty Healthcare, which had approved of a bargaining unit known as a “micro unit”:... More »

August 11th, 2013

This Weekend's News and Commentary – August 10/11

Published August 11th, 2013 -

Steven Greenhouse at the New York Times profiles the Workers Defense Project, a “union in spirit,” and one of the 225 worker centers nationwide aiding many of the country’s 22 million immigrant workers. Greenhouse notes that worker centers like the Austin-base... More »