Why Everyone Deserves Favorable Working Conditions

The Christmas season is here, so we’re shopping. Appeals for door-buster deals are everywhere. Bright lights and happy music draw us in with cheerful promises of abundant gifts at low prices. It’s all good, when it’s all good for everyone. But what...

How Evangelicals Abandoned Organized Labor

These are the worst of times for organized labor, which during the post-World War II decades – the heyday of middle class expansion – represented more than one-third of all private sector workers. Today, that number is less than 7 percent. This precipitous...

Feds Rule Against a Second Catholic College

(RNS) For the second time this year, a federal regulator has rejected the First Amendment arguments of a Catholic college and cleared the way for the school’s adjunct faculty to unionize. In a May 26 decision, the Chicago office of the National Labor Relations Board...

Adventist Wins Fight not to Join Union

TORONTO (RNS) A labor relations board in Canada has granted an Adventist worker the right to not join a union because of her religious beliefs, raising questions about whether religion should trump labor laws. The Saskatchewan Labor Relations Board ruled last month...