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Supreme Court rules against unions in Illinois health care case

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The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, November 6, 2013. Earlier the Court heard oral arguments in the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway dealing with whether holding a prayer prior to the monthly public meetings in the New York town of Greece violates the Constitution by endorsing a single faith.
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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that public-sector unions in Illinois can't collect dues from home health workers who choose not to be a part of the union.

In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that public-sector unions in Illinois can't collect dues from home health workers who choose not to be a part of the union. 

The case was brought by eight home health care workers in Illinois workers who take care of Medicaid recipients.

For more on today's decision and what this might mean for organized labor going forward, Take Two is joined by John P. Beck, Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources & Labor Relations at Michigan State University.

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