Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions, local groups gather in Portland / Published in KATU
The Supreme Court issued a ruling in an Illinois labor case Wednesday that said public employees can’t be forced to pay fees to labor unions that represent them in collective bargaining.
Union organizers in the Portland area are expected to gather around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in front of Portland City Hall.
Others like Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley say it is a blow to workers represented by unions.
“This is another movement away from a nation that …