Some of the legal decisions that were made in 2015 didn't do much to help workers. For example, Wisconsin was added to the list
of Right-to-Work states this year. Many feel that these laws, which change how unions collect fees from the workers they represent, hurt unions and the middle class
. In other disappointing news, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Integrity Staffing Solutions vs. Busk
case, mandating that companies are not required to compensate workers for the time they spend in security-screening at the end of their shifts – or for any task that's not an "integral and indispensable" part of their job, for that matter. But thankfully, the legal news for workers wasn't all bad this past year. So, let's focus on the good, shall we?