WASHINGTON—Judge Amy Coney Barrett, nominated to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by President Donald Trump Sept. 25, is expected to be an active anti-labor vote if confirmed, despite her limited judicial record. “Judge Barrett’s record demonstrates a clear disdain for workers’ rights, and her confirmation would push the most corporate-friendly Supreme…
WASHINGTON—Several major labor unions are opposing President Donald Trump’s bid to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election, but Senate Republicans appear to have fallen into line to confirm whomever he nominates. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who in 2016 blocked consideration of President Barack Obama’s nominee Judge Merrick Garland…
New York, NY – A Brooklyn College professor’s wild statements in defense of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Supreme Court nomination may be “disgusting” and “repugnant,” according to the union representing CUNY faculty and staff — but they ought not immediately cost him his job.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.—Mark Janus, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that held public-sector workers can’t be required to pay fees to the unions that represent them, is quitting his state job to work for the far-right policy/propaganda organization tank that backed his case.
Last week, I wrote that Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, had “a less egregiously anti-labor record than Justice Neil Gorsuch.” I was wrong.
WASHINGTON—Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s pick to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Anthony Kennedy, drew opposition from labor unions within minutes after he was nominated July 9.
WASHINGTON—In a decision labor unions are calling a “major blow,” the Supreme Court ruled May 21 that employers can legally force workers to settle all disputes by individual arbitration and prohibit them from filing class-action lawsuits.