By Sean Higgins | 07/07/14 05:47 PM
About the best thing that Big Labor can say about the recently concluded Supreme Court term is that it could have been much worse for them.
By Sean Higgins | 07/03/14 03:26 PM
It's not easy to make to a convincing argument that labor organizations should have the right to extract money directly from the paychecks of people who don't want to be union members in the first place, which is ultimately what Harris v. Quinn was about.
By Sean Higgins | 07/02/14 06:16 PM
A Supreme Court majority may have said Monday that Illinois cannot force state-subsidized home healthcare workers to support a union, but that doesn't mean that state officials will make it easy for those workers to be left alone.
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 | 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 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 Sean Higgins | 06/18/14 06:31 PM
Did a majority of Illinois day care providers ever really want to join the Service Employees International Union? That's the interesting question raised by a recent report from the conservative Illinois Policy Institute. In 2005, the state recognized the SEIU as the exclusive bargaining...
By Sean Higgins | 06/12/14 01:14 PM
Workers at Media Matters for America, the nonprofit liberal media watchdog, will definitely hold a vote on whether to form a union, according a statement posted online by Service Employees International Union Local 500. The announcement marks a big win for the union, which had earlier faced...
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