Judge strikes down Trump executive orders in win for federal unions [text]

In AFGE v. Trump, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the US District Court for the District of Columbia invalidated important sections of three executive orders issued by President Donald Trump that made it easier to terminate federal employees and weaken their labor unions. The court concluded “that many of the challenged provisions of the Orders at issue here effectively reduce the scope of the right to bargain collectively as Congress has crafted it, or impair the ability of agency officials to bargain in good faith as Congress has directed, and therefore cannot be sustained.” Here’s the text of the opinion. — Joe

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