Prior to the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the subsequent pro-worker ruling in Friedrichs v. CTA, it was fairly easy to overlook the “Right-to-Work” ballot initiative heading for Oregon in November. A SCOTUS ruling against CTA in Friedrichs would have created a de facto “Right-to-Work” law on the national level...
Workers’ rights advocates earned an indescribably important victory on Wednesday when the 8-person Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in the case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. This means a lower court ruling in favor of labor union rights stays in tact. The lower court, the U.S. Ninth Circuit of Appeals in San...
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear its most important organized labor case of the year, Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association, a group of 21 state Attorneys General have announced a plan to officially support the labor union side. Among those taking the lead in the effort to file a brief in the case [&hellip...
The Supreme Court will hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association in its next term, a case which could create a national “Right-to-Work” law for government employees. The case revolves around the long-standing and as-of-yet legally protected practice of unions collecting “fair share” or “agency” fees from workers...
Last week, an appeal was made to the Supreme Court in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a case that could severely weaken the power of public sector unions. The case invovles a California elementary school teacher who does not want to pay $650 in annual “fair share fees” to the CTA for costs [&hellip...