Tag Archives: trade unions

USA | US Supreme Court Rules Against Public-Sector Unions

by Colleen Flaherty

In a decision that has to the potential to gut public-sector unions, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled 5 to 4 that non-union-member public employees don’t have to pay “fair share” or “agency” fees to the unions that represent them in collective bargaining and, in many cases, grievances.

USA | Labor in the Age of Janus: 6 Things to Keep in Mind About American Unions on the Eve of a Pivotal Supreme Court Ruling

The Supreme Court will soon hand down a decision in Janus v. AFSCME, the exhaustively discussed challenge to laws requiring government workers who don’t join unions to cover the cost of services they benefit from, such as collective bargaining and arbitration.

Glyphosate dans du miel : des apiculteurs portent plainte contre Monsanto

Le syndicat apicole de l’Aisne a porté plainte ce jeudi à Lyon contre le fabriquant d’herbicide Monsanto pour « administration de substances nuisibles ». Il dénonce un danger pour la santé.

Russia | Russia: First Victory Against the Outlawing of the MPRA Union

The International workers committee against war and exploitation has good news to announce. The Supreme Court of the Federation of Russia has nullified the absurd decision taken by the Saint Petersburg tribunal, which last January delegalized the Inter-Regional Workers Association (MPRA) union, an independent trade union that organizes several thousands of members, especially in the car-making factories of multinational corporations.

France | Quand la CGT décline sur France 2

Grave question : la CGT est-elle en déclin ? se demande le 20 Heures de France 2. Le syndicat “est passé sous la barre des 665 000”, annonce Anne-Sophie Lapix, graphique à l’appui. Arg ! La fameuse barre fatidique des 665 000 ! Ah oui, elle décline, la courbe. Une autre échelle aurait donné une courbe moins spectaculaire, mais zoomons donc sur ces 30 000 adhérents perdus depuis 2012.