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Today’s News & Commentary — July 2, 2015

Los Angeles is set to ease the minimum wage requirements for some nonprofits, according to the Los Angeles Times. On Tuesday, the City Council agreed that nonprofits that hire and train disadvantaged workers, such as former inmates and the homeless, will not be required to pay them L.A.’s… 651 more words

On Labor

Why "Right to Work" Is an Attack on Free Speech

The US Supreme Court will hear the case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, where some anti-union high school teachers are trying to avoid paying an agency fee to the union that represents them, as part of the so-called “right to work” campaign. 554 more words


"Right to Work" Equals "Right to Freeload"

An article on Inside Higher Ed today, on the threat to faculty unions through a case on its way to the Supreme Court, includes this: 92 more words


Roundup of Coverage on Friedrichs Cert. Grant

Since yesterday’s announcement that the Court has voted to hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Ass’n, a variety of major news outlets and commentators have reported on the case. 529 more words

Collective Bargaining

Supreme Court to hear Friedrichs v. CTA in next session!

I’ve written extensively about the fact that union dues should be voluntary, not mandatory, and not automatically deducted from bank accounts.

CA case against union dues pursues U.S. 488 more words

Teachers Unions

High court will hear case targeting public-sector unions

The Supreme Court today announced it would hear arguments in a case challenging unions’ ability to collect fees from public-sector workers who choose not to join a union but, as members of the bargaining unit, enjoy equal access to benefits provided by the union contract. 471 more words


Federal unions file Charter challenge on government’s power to impose new sick leave, disability deal

Federal unions are challenging the constitutionality of the recently passed budget bill that allows the Conservative government to bypass collective bargaining and limit public servants’ right to strike so it can impose a new sick leave and disability regime. 842 more words