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Supreme Court Considers Public Sector Unions

The Supreme Court is considering a case that could result in a major change to public sector unions, potentially overturning decades-old precedent. The case involves a First Amendment question: whether unions can require dues of all workers who benefit from collective bargaining. Public sector unions have been the subject of fierce political debate around the country in recent years, with many states limiting the power of unions to organize. We explore how the case could affect the future of unions.

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