A history of unions as the Constitution applies to them

    People across the country — and in recent days in Pennsylvania and New Jersey — have rallied around the union dispute in Wisconsin. But what’s the history there?

    In a guest post for the Daily Constitution Center, visiting scholar Linda R. Monk, author of The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution, talks about the Constitution’s role in unions and what she says is at stake in Wisconsin.

    • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

    WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal