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Ending ‘fair share’ fees will cost state workers $2,000 a year, study says

A new study by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute predicts that a Supreme Court decision forbidding public sector unions from collecting so-called fair share fees will drive down public sector union membership in California by about 9 percent and cost …

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I Work with Mark Janus. Here’s How He Benefits from a Strong Union.

Even the plaintiff in the notorious anti-union lawsuit has benefited from union membership. For instance, he will retire with a pension that his fellow union members have fought tooth and nail to defend against bipartisan attack. Photo: AFSCME

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West Virginia Teachers Won Their Strike. Now, They’re Rebuilding the Local Economy.

How the American Federation of Teachers has taken the lead in reinvigorating the poorest county in the state Kalena Thomhave May 7, 2018

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Study: Yep, Unions Made America Great

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Union organizer will discuss the gig economy at campus events

Bhairavi Desai, the founding member and director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance, will discuss the sharing economy and gig workers at upcoming events at UO campuses in Eugene and Portland. The Eugene event will take place May 3 at …

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NYT: Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

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WV Teachers and the Return of Labor Feminism

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A Tale of Two Labor Movements

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Meet the leaders of the movement marching across America

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UMass unions take contract demands to trustees

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