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Union Volunteers Departing to Puerto Rico
Features, Health and Safety, National

Union Volunteers Departing to Puerto Rico

Newark, New Jersey – On Wednesday, October 4th, 77 Teamsters along with 123 other union members boarded a plane bound for Puerto Rico. These volunteers along with thousands of other union members are committed to assisting the Puerto Rico  relief efforts. Local and national unions from across the country  are  working together to encourage members to…

Supreme Court to Take Another Crack at Banning ‘Fair-Share Fees’
Education, Features, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Supreme Court to Take Another Crack at Banning ‘Fair-Share Fees’

Washington—The Supreme Court announced Sept. 28 that it would take another crack at ruling that public-sector unions can’t charge nonmembers fees for representing them—and the unions don’t like it one bit.  “The Janus case is a blatantly political and well-funded plot to use the highest court in the land to further rig the economic rules…

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