Cases involving labor unions have been argued before the Supreme Court in recent years. Garret Keizer joins us to talk about how organized labor has mostly been weakened by these decisions – and about what workers can do to strengthen their position. His essay “Labor’s Last Stand” appears in the current issue of Harper’s magazine.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner gives a thumbs up outside the Supreme Court, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 in Washington. From left are, Liberty Justice Center's Director of Litigation Jacob Huebert, plaintiff Mark Janus, Rauner, and Liberty Justice Center founder and chairman John Tillman. The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can't be forced to contribute to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to organized labor. Andrew Harnik/AP Photo