Supreme Court Concludes Hearing on Trade Unions

The nation’s highest court has finished hearing arguments in a landmark legal challenge to the right of labor unions to charge fees to non-members. The suit, known as Janus vs. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, was brought by an Illinois worker who alleged that, because he opted not to join a union, requiring him to pay union fees is a violation of his right to free speech and free association. Thousands of unionists have carried out hundreds of protests around the country to denounce what they call a pro-business political strategy aimed at destroying unions. Ruben Tapia has this report.
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