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Today’s News & Commentary — August 19, 2015

After the wave of minimum wage increases across the country, business groups vehemently oppose union carve-outs from the minimum wage floors. Some unions have sought exemptions from the wage mandates if they instead have a collective bargaining agreement. 523 more words

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Weekend News & Commentary --- August 7–8, 2015

The latest procedural hurdle for plaintiffs in O’Connor v. Uber might be the toughest one to clear yet. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen heard arguments on whether (and when) he should certify a class in the case (previously discussed by… 908 more words

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Obama ‘Recovery’ Even Worse Than Thought + More - Daily Digest

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“How prone all human institutions have been to decay; how subject the best-formed and most wisely organized governments have been to lose their check and totally dissolve; how difficult it has been for mankind, in all ages and countries, to preserve their dearest rights and best privileges, impelled as it were by an irresistible fate of despotism.” —James Monroe, speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788… 2,051 more words


Today’s News & Commentary –– July 31, 2015

Hillary Clinton joined the list of presidential candidates courting the AFL-CIO this week. Politico forecasted that she would focus on her co-sponsorship of the Employee Free Choice Act and her promotion of collective bargaining, but would face pushback on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). 392 more words

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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

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No Word Yet on Friedrichs Cert. Petition

The U.S. Supreme Court declined today to announce whether it will grant certiorari in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Ass’n (click here for previous discussion of… 33 more words

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Court to Consider Friedrichs Cert. Petition on Thursday

After a bit of a scheduling shuffle, the Supreme Court is set to consider this Thursday whether it will grant certiorari in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Ass’n… 112 more words

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