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Inside the Supreme Court Case That Could Chill a U.S. Strike Wave

Steve Wishnia Work-Bites
Photo of strike signs on sticks with workers hands leaning on them.   The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Glacier Northwest v. International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 174 on Jan. 10. Justices Alito and Thomas might want to use this case to narrow what is considered “protected activity”. That would follow the pattern of the 2018 Janus v. AFSCME decision, which was preceded by another case where Alito disputed the 1977 precedent that public-sector unions may charge nonmembers fees for the costs of representing them.


Waivers Can Fix Out-of-Date Federal Labor Laws

Andrew Stern & Eli Lehrer Washington Examiner
Moderators Note: This Portside Labor moderator does not agree with the following proposal by Andy Stern and Eli Lehrer. I do believe that the left in the labor movement needs to know what schemes conservatives are proposing, especially when it comes from a former "labor leader".
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