Home Care Workers Sue Over Unionization

Some Illinois home care workers have sued state officials for forcing them to be represented by the Service Employees International Union, even after the Supreme Court previously ruled that in-home care providers shouldn’t be compelled to pay union dues. The lawsuit, filed in Chicago by the National Right to Work Legal Foundation on behalf of […]

Future of New Minnesota Home Care Union in Jeopardy

A new union for thousands of home health aides in Minnesota is under fire as federal appeals judges in two separate cases consider disbanding the unit, which already has negotiated benefits and working conditions for its members. Two 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panels debated last week whether they have the power to disband […]

Judge Dismisses Suit Aimed to Halt Minnesota Home Health Care Union

Five months after Minnesota’s historic home health care union election, a federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit aimed at halting the unionization. The suit, filed by attorneys with the National Right to Work Foundation represented six state health workers who provide home care services to disabled individuals and family members, according to a StarTribune […]

Judge OKs Vote On Minnesota Home Care Worker Union

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that an election to create a personal home care providers union in Minnesota can proceed, despite attempts by a national group to halt the election. Nine home care workers who in July filed for a preliminary injunction could do so again if the workers ultimately vote to create a union, […]