Employee Rights Act would help workers

The Gazette

The Employee Rights Act (employeerightsact.com) is a common sense solution to provide an array of protections in the workplace. Imagine an act of Congress that empowers individuals over big business and unions that no longer earn the support of dues-paying members.

Unions win round over Rauner in fee lawsuit

By Monique Garcia, Chicago Tribune

Labor unions won an initial victory in their effort to block Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s attempt to withhold fees that nonmembers must pay in exchange for collective bargaining when a federal judge ruled Monday that the matter should be settled in state court.