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Athletes’ Union Responds to Northwestern Appeal

The College Athletes Players Association is criticizing Northwestern University’s argument for overturning a ruling that would allow the school’s football players to unionize.

04/16/2014

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Will College Athletes Unionize? A Query for NLRB

The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.

03/30/2014

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Feds Charge Wal-Mart With Labor Rights Violations

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

01/15/2014

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Wal-Mart Charged With Labor Violations

Federal officials have filed a formal complaint charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of protesting and striking workers last year.

01/15/2014

The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president's power to temporarily fill high-level positions. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Weighs President’s Recess Appointment Power

The Supreme Court is refereeing a politically charged dispute between President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans over the president’s power to temporarily fill high-level positions.

01/12/2014

In the courts of law and public opinion, congressional Republicans increasingly accuse President Barack Obama of exceeding his constitutional authority for the benefit of special interests, most recently by delaying a requirement for businesses to provide health care for their workers.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans Accuse Obama of Overstepping Constitutional Authority

In the courts of law and public opinion, congressional Republicans increasingly accuse President Barack Obama of exceeding his constitutional authority for the benefit of special interests.

07/09/2013

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Court Strikes Down Federal Rule Requiring Millions Of Businesses To Put Up Posters Informing Workers Of Right To Form Union

In another blow to the nation’s dwindling labor unions, an appeals court on Tuesday struck down a federal rule that would have required millions of businesses to put up posters informing workers of their right to form a union.

05/08/2013

US President Barack Obama

Senate GOP’s Next Move Awaited In Nominations Spat

President Barack Obama’s appointments to two key agencies during the Senate’s year-end break ensures that GOP senators will return to work Monday in an angry and fighting mood.

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