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Could members of a minority use collective action to negotiate with racist employers?

Some employers are more frequently accused of committing unlawful discrimination. Since union membership can encompass multiple businesses and since union membership does not have to include every ...
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Chicago Teachers Strike

Who has the power to force teachers back to work at their old salary? Chicago mayor? Illinois governor? USA president? For how long can this be forced? E.G., is a 5-year effective suspension of ...
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PERB Citation Elements

What does the following mean exactly? (Matter of Freeport Union Free Sch. Dist. [Freeport Educ. Off. Assn.], 31 PERB ¶ 4021 [1998]) From part 1.1 of the NYS Law Reporting Style Manual, I see a ...
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Can a Union CBA circumvent Right to Work?

if an employer is in a Right to Work state, Can a union create a contract with an employer that requires the employer only keep union employees on payroll?
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Can a school district install video surveillance only for specific teachers?

Let's say a school district in the United States decides to install surveillance cameras (possibly with audio) in classrooms, but only in the classrooms of specific teachers. Gen Ed teachers might be ...
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Does federal regulation actually require unions to represent non-dues paying employees?

Often when the media describe right to work fights, they say federal regulation mandates unions must negotiate for and give benefits to non-union employees. One example from the Huffington Post is as ...
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Is whistleblowing on a violation of union contracts illegal, even if t's done by a union non-member?

Suppose there were rumours at a company they would potentially shut down a unionised facility to shift production to a non-unionised facility. Union members are contacted by external parties but ...
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Looking for case: grad student union cannot negotiate student housing

I remember hearing of a court case that ruled that a graduate student union at a university in Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne?) could not negotiate on matters of housing. ...
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Must the credit reel be displayed in a public performance/display of copyrighted works?

I'm the technical volunteer for a non-profit youth ministry. I do front-of-house sound and lighting for a weekly live show while (usually) another volunteer runs the video projector. I also setup ...