Rauner Orders State To Divert 'Fair Share' Fees From UnionsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, dogged in attempts to eliminate fees paid to unions by workers who choose not to join, has instructed state agencies to divert money from nonunion employee paychecks away from organized labor until a judge settles the matter.
Union 'Fair Share' Dues Issue Evolving Into Lisa Madigan Vs. Gov. Rauner Legal BattleIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan moved Monday to dismiss a federal lawsuit Gov. Bruce Rauner authorized that challenges “fair share” fees collected by labor unions in the state.
Unions Ask Federal Judge To Dismiss Rauner Lawsuit Over DuesIllinois labor unions are trying to keep Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit over nonmember dues from potentially curbing union power nationwide.
Unions Sue Rauner Over Order Blocking "Fair Share" DuesIllinois labor unions filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to invalidate Gov. Bruce Rauner's executive order ending a requirement that state workers pay union dues even if they don't want to join a union.
Rauner Seeking "Right-To-Work" Zones As Top Priority"I'm not advocating Illinois becoming a right-to-work state, but I do advocate (for) local governments being allowed to decide whether they're right-to-work zones," he said.
Quinn: Indiana's Push For 'Right To Work' Law Won't Hurt IllinoisAs Indiana lawmakers head toward final passage of so-called “right to work” legislation, Gov. Pat Quinn is calling it a bad move that won’t help Indiana compete with Illinois for business.
Former Moo & Oink Workers Fighting To Get Unpaid BenefitsFormer employees of Moo & Oink meat markets have been fighting to force the chain to pay them pension and health benefits they are still owed from the months before Moo & Oink stores started closing.