Supreme Court To Hear Labor Case That Could Cripple UnionsThe high court will consider a free-speech challenge from workers who object to paying money to unions they don't support.
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.