January 8, 2016
The Hill

Friedrichs could free teachers, public employees from forced union dues

Right now in 23 states across America, teachers and other government employees are forced to pay dues to a labor union regardless of whether or not they wish to be members of that union. If they refuse to pay, they can be fired.

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

January 4, 2016
The Economist

Labour pains: Can public employees be forced to pay union dues?

REBECCA Friedrichs, a government-school teacher in California for 28 years, wasn’t always a scourge of labour unions. A few years before…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

01/04/2016
Hoover Institution

Richard Epstein: End the Agency Shop

On Monday, January 11, the United States Supreme Court will address in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association two long-standing issues about the status of public unions that have vexed the Court for at least 60 years…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

01/03/2016
Wall Street Journal

Why I’m Fighting My Teachers Union

I am one of 10 California teachers suing to end compulsory union dues in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which will be heard by the Supreme Court Jan. 11. Our request is simple: Strike down laws in 23 states that require workers who decline to join a union to pay

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

12/14/15
The Seventy-Four

Parents Tell Supreme Court That Upcoming Friedrichs Union Dues Case Is Also a Classroom Issue

Parents fighting for an excellent education for their children have done battle at all levels of government: school boards, statehouses, Congress, and now, the United States Supreme Court…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

11/17/2015
Bloomberg BNA

Public Unions, Class Actions & American Workers: Justices Take on Employment Case

Cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term could have a big impact on employers and their workers…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

11/13/15
The Wall Street Journal

The Legal Case Unions Fear They Cannot Win

It has been a difficult five years for government-employee unions, and the Supreme Court appears poised to strike another blow…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

11/05/15
Bloomberg Business

The Teacher Who Could Gut Unions

A Supreme Court decision coming by the end of June could be devastating for organized labor…

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Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.

03/25/2014
U.S. News and World Report

A Win for Democracy

Government overreach. Gross abuse of taxpayer money. Abuse of power. Trampling on the rights of citizens to petition their government…

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Case: Fraternal Order of Police v. Montgomery County, Maryland

November 2, 2015
Pacific News Center

Plebiscite Lawsuit Pushes Forward in Federal Court

A discrimination lawsuit filed by Arnold Dave Davis continues to move forward in the District Court of Guam, in light of the Ninth circuit…

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Case: Davis v. Guam