June 29, 2016
The Supreme Court’s petition denial in Friedrichs leaves teachers at the mercy of their union
Joseph Ocol is a math teacher and chess coach at Englewood Elementary School in Chicago. After whistleblowing and testifying on government corruption in the Philippines, he was forced to flee to the United States. Now, as a devoted teacher, he frequently works after hours, on his own time, to help tutor his students and prepare them for chess competitions…
Case: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association et al.