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Prevailing wage repeal petition in the home stretch


Redistricting case matters to workers, and U.S. democracy

By David Sobelsohn

Supreme Court Correspondent

Press Associates Union News Service

WASHINGTON (PAI)--A case argued before the Supreme Court on Oct. 3, Gill v. Whitford, could have profound ramifications not only for American workers, but for the future of American democracy.


Force free-riders to pay for union representation? Careful what you wish for


Nonprofit initiates fresh start for old Saginaw News Building


Medicare For All pushed by union coalition

By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer

Construction employment is up - pay is, too

U.S. construction employment increased by 8,000 jobs in September to the highest level since October 2008, amid a tight labor market that may be keeping contractors from hiring as many workers as they need, according to an Oct. 6 analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. 


News Briefs

Raise Mexican pay in new NAFTA: UAW ..

Prevailing wage repeal gets thumbs up from Schuette, Calley


Pending case in U.S. Supreme Court could bring national right-to-work law

By Mark Gruenberg
PAI Staff Writer ..

RTW laws often handicap union organizing drives