U.S. job quits rate hits 17-year high; labor market tightening
U.S. job quits rate hits 17-year high; labor market tightening

More American workers voluntarily quit their jobs in May, government data showed on Tuesday, a sign of confidence in the labor market that economists say will soon boost wage growth.

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Supreme Court deals major financial blow to nation's public employee unions
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A deeply divided Supreme Court dealt a major blow to the nation's public employee unions that likely will result in a loss of members, money and political muscle. The court's conservative majority ruled that unions cannot collect fees from non-members to help pay for collective bargaining.
Supreme Court rules against public unions collecting fees from nonmembers
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In a major blow to organized labor, the court?s conservatives cited free speech rights.
Supreme Court deals sharp defeat to public employee unions, banning mandatory fees
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Supreme Court frees public employees from having to pay fees to support their union.
Bill Shorten says Labor will legislate to stop 'unfair' labour hire company practices
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Opposition leader says workers hired through labour hire companies will get same pay as those directly hired
Trump claims credit for the strong labor market. Experts say he also should thank Obama
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On his jobs boasts, President Trump is like the wealthy heir who, as the saying goes, is born on third base and thinks he hit a triple. The bulk of the labor market improvement since the Great Recession took place before his election. Experts give Trump credit for policies extending the trend.
Supreme Court Deals Blow to Public-Sector Unions
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Public employees who don?t belong to a union can?t be required to pay union dues, the Supreme Court ruled, dealing a blow to perhaps the strongest remaining redoubt of the American labor movement.