Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's facilities in Philadelphia Wednesday. Verizon landline and cable workers on the East Coast walked off the job Wednesday morning after little progress in negotiations since their contract expired nearly eight months ago. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Graduate workers rally in 2014 at Columbia University for the ability to unionize. Tiffany Yee-Vo/Graduate Workers of Columbia-UAW hide caption

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Are Grad Students Employees? Labor Board To Again Weigh In

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The American flag, seen through the columns of the Supreme Court building, blows in the wind on Feb. 13. Jon Elswick/AP hide caption

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On The Docket, In Limbo: Scalia's Death Casts Uncertainty On Key Cases

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., makes opening statements during a hearing to examine the National Labor Relations Board's joint employer decision last month. Al Drago/CQ Roll Call/Getty hide caption

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One Step Closer To Collective Bargaining, Some Temp Workers Unionize

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Supporters cheer during a meeting Monday when the Seattle City Council voted to approve a measure that would allow ride-sharing drivers for Uber and other ride services to unionize. Matt Mills McKnight/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Fact Checking Uber On Labor Laws

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Northwestern football players are reflected in a helmet during drills at a practice. On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board dismissed a petition that players be allowed to form a union. Jeffrey Phelps/AP hide caption

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As Big 3 Automakers Begin Union Talks, Both Sides Say Profit Is Job 1

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Shipping containers at the Port of Los Angeles. Unions are stepping up their efforts to thwart White House plans for passing foreign trade deals on a "fast track" through Congress. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became a Republican political star by taking on his state's public employee unions. This week he signed a bill that would weaken private-sector unions. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Targeting Unions: Right-To-Work Movement Bolstered By Wisconsin

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Hundreds of union members rally outside the Capitol in Madison on Tuesday to oppose a Republican-led measure that would make Wisconsin a right-to-work state. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

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Wisconsin Governor To Sign Right-To-Work Bill Amid Protests

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Fast-food workers in Los Angeles march in August 2013 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Similar protests around the country have been organized by labor unions. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Unions Have Pushed The $15 Minimum Wage, But Few Members Will Benefit

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