07/02/14 04:00 PM
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Negotiations aimed at averting a strike by workers at the nation's largest commuter railroad are scheduled to resume next week at a session scheduled by the National Mediation Board, union and management officials said Wednesday. Unions representing 5,400 Long Island Rail...
07/02/14 03:30 PM
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities warned Wednesday of possible power cuts at the heart of the summer tourist season as electric utility workers head for protracted strikes against government plans to break off and sell part of the country's dominant power producer. Public Power...
By Sean Higgins | 07/01/14 05:44 PM
After months of sometimes bitter wrangling between the staff and management, workers for the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America voted Monday to join the Service Employees International Union. "I am thrilled that the employees at Media Matters have chosen to join us at SEIU...
By Sean Higgins | 07/01/14 06:07 AM
Big Labor was spared a potentially devastating blow by the Supreme Court Monday when it issued a narrow ruling in the case Harris v. Quinn.
By Richard Pollock | 06/30/14 04:39 PM
The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.
By Sean Higgins | 06/30/14 06:31 PM
Pam Harris, the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case Harris v. Quinn, was watching the news Monday with some of her co-plaintiffs when the announcement came that they had won. As the verdict was being read, one of the co-plaintiffs whispered into Harris' ear, "It looks like they knocked on...
By Washington Examiner | 06/30/14 05:37 PM
The Supreme Court issued two crucial opinions, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby and Harris v. Quinn. Both rulings protect constitutionally guaranteed individual freedoms that Democratic politicians seek to compromise.
By Associated Press | 06/30/14 09:05 AM
The Supreme Court says public sector unions can't collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 02:28 PM
National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce said Thursday the federal labor-law enforcement agency was still trying to determine the impact of the Supreme Court's ruling in Noel Canning v. NLRB.Â
By Sean Higgins | 06/26/14 01:31 PM
In a statement Thursday in reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Noel Canning v. Nation Labor Relations Board case, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that the ruling itself didn't matter much now that the Senate has changed its filibuster rules.
By Sean Higgins | 06/25/14 05:57 PM
Illinois' own official legal brief in a case before the Supreme Court, known as Harris v. Quinn, raises the question of whether the Service Employees International Union ever had the support of a majority of the caregivers it forced to join a union in the first place.
By Blake Seitz | 06/25/14 01:34 PM
Taxi drivers in Washington caused a traffic jam Tuesday morning while protesting ride-sharing services that threaten their cabbie cartel. Drivers with the D.C. Taxi Operators Association, an affiliate of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, organized a caravan that traveled through...
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/25/14 10:13 AM
The House Financial Services Committee is holding a hearing on the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, the usually-obscure government agency that subsidizes U.S. exports with taxpayer-backed loan guarantees to foreign buyers.
By Sean Higgins | 06/23/14 08:42 AM
Even before Michigan passed a right-to-work law in 2012, US car manufacturing was drifting south to places like Tennessee that had long had the law.
By Red Jahncke | 06/20/14 04:21 PM
Within days, the Supreme Court will decide Harris v. Quinn, a case involving a bizarre form of "public sector" labor union that has proliferated in recent years, mostly pursuant to executive orders of liberal Democratic state governors. Having governors as union organizers is particularly...
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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By Byron York | 07/31/14