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Some Public Workers Can Ride for Free, High Court Rules

From Mark Gruenberg's Press Associates, the first story from a labor publication about today's Supreme Court decision allowing some partial-public workers the right to opt out of union dues: "In a decision that will rob unions of millions of dollars and thousands of members, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to legalize “free riders” in cases where state or local governments and individuals jointly employ caregivers.