Abstract: Forcing workers to sign away their right to sue or join class action lawsuits against employers violates the National Labor Relations Act, says the 7th Circuit.
Today, the Supreme Court, by way of an equally divided ruling, ended the fiercest legal attack on the labor movement in decades.
Union leaders said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can't pick and choose which presidential election determines when to fill a Supreme Court vacancy.
Outside the Supreme Court building, unionists waved signs with phrases like "Working people want a voice."
Under a Supreme Court dominated by conservatives, the First Amendment has been interpreted to protect the One Percent.
The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to drastically rewrite not just labor law, but working conditions in the U.S.
In 1940, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Apex Hosiery Co. v. Leader that a sit-down strike was not a violation of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act.
Here are some recent lower court cases involving workers.
A Dec. 22 decision showed that men and women in black robes can yank away what workers win in the executive branch, on Capitol Hill, or at the bargaining table.
Two separate groups of union workers - public workers in Florida and American Airlines retirees nationwide - racked up big wins in separate courts in recent days.