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Labor

The state of labor in New York City

Bob Linn and I. Daneek Miller on Janus, collective bargaining and the upcoming elections.

New York State

In New York, federal judicial nominations strike bipartisan balance

Unlike Supreme Court showdown, Chuck Schumer and Donald Trump collaborated on New York's federal judicial nominations.

Richard Gottfried

Gottfried's Janus workaround reopens labor debate

Assemblyman Richard Gottfried's plan would allow unions to collect reimbursement for the costs of collective bargaining from the state rather than from employees who opt out through agency fees. Conservatives argue that Gottfried’s bill would also be ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court’s conservative majority because they believe it to fall under compelled speech.

Joe Crowley

A stunning upset, congressional primaries and a Janus decision

A stunning upset, congressional primaries and a Supreme Court Janus decision in this week's top political news.

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Supreme Court strains public sector unions in Janus decision

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that public sector employees cannot be forced to pay union dues.

Immigration

New York reacts to Supreme Court upholding Trump’s Muslim travel ban

The Supreme Court upheld Donald Trumps Muslim immigration ban - heres what New Yorks leaders are saying.

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Immigrant advocates assail Jennings v. Rodriguez ruling

A Supreme Court ruling in Jennings v. Rodriguez is a blow to immigrant rights groups in New York.