Boeing Workers Begin Vote Seen as Bellwether of Union Movement

Boeing South Carolina workers began casting ballots on whether to unionize Wednesday morning, the vote seen in many quarters as a referendum on the union movement nationwide.The Palmetto state hasn’t the lowest union membership in the nation.Labor exports say a “yes” vote could lead to a wave of unionization across the south.

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Nightly Brief

Top CNS stories for today including 190,000 evacuated as California’s Lake Oroville dam spills over; documents provided to the Senate Judiciary Committee by Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch reveal a speedy selection process as Donald Trump prepared to take the reins of government; a federal judge refused on Monday to issue a restraining order to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline; Greece reclaims a looted sarcophagus believed to be more than 1,800 years old, and more.

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Nightly Brief

Top CNS stories for today including Judges and court clerks from across California convening Thursday to consider a range of trial court funding priorities ahead of budget talks with the Legislature; a French presidential hopeful courts U.S. climate scientists; young penguins are being driven to starvation by fishing and climate change; a pipeline proposal inspires spirited debate in rural Louisiana, and more.

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