Labor News


Nurses: court decision is a threat to public health and safety, workers' rights

The case, Friedrichs v. CTA (California Teachers Association), involves a challenge supported by far right anti-union groups.


Union leaders applaud Supreme Court health care law ruling

By and large, leaders applauded the ruling keeping the ACA's federal individual payments for health care insurance subsidies for users of health care exchanges, state or federal.


Justices unanimously back public employee whistleblower

The 9-0 ruling cheered the NEA, whose Alabama affiliate - the largest and most-influential union in the state - provided the attorneys for whistleblower Edward Lane in lower court arguments.


Unionists back marriage equality, in and out of high court

Inside and outside the U.S. Supreme Court, unionists backed the right of same-sex couples to marry as the justices held hearings on two separate cases on the issue.