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Union members can sue for ‘complete relief,’ top court says

Union members alleging harm by their colleagues need not exhaust the organization’s internal dispute procedures but can head straight to court if money damages are unavailable under the union’s process, Maryland’s top court said in affirming a transit worker’s $425,000 defamation award against his union local and its president.

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U.S. union membership at 11 percent

Union membership in the United States is down slightly, accounting for just over 11 percent of the workforce last year, the Labor Department reported Friday. That’s just a fractional drop from the year before. The department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics ...

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