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Supreme Court abortion clinic decision could help labor organizers
Supreme Court abortion clinic decision could help labor organizers

There is no way to look at the Supreme Court’s decision Monday in the Illinois home health care workers case other than as a defeat for labor. Yeah, it was limited and could have been worse, but you just know from Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr.’s language that there are more rulings to come. And they won’t be decided in favor of American workers. The oddest bit of the decision was the Orwellian conclusion that people who are paid by the state of Illinois to do work for the state of Illinois are not full public employees. Yes, the money to pay the home health care workers comes from the federal Medicaid program, but that’s still public money paid for jobs performed as part of the public mandate....

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