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The Supreme Court Just Handed Down Its Big Decision On Mandatory Union Dues

The Supreme Court Just Handed Down Its Big Decision On Mandatory Union Dues

Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter . The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that public sector unions cannot force some 5 million government workers to pay mandatory fees. A five-justice majority led by Justice Samuel Alito found the practice violates the Constitution. A 1977 Supreme Court precedent called Abood v. Detroit Board of Education allows public sector […]

How California Skims Federal Medicaid Payments To Fund A Powerful Union

How California Skims Federal Medicaid Payments To Fund A Powerful Union

By SAM HAN and WILL SWAIM | The Orange County Register Originally published on October 30, 2017  . Home caregivers serving Medicaid patients in California are being shortchanged and, chances are they don’t even know it. Medicaid pays for elderly and disabled individuals who need support with activities of daily living to receive support at home from a caregiver. […]

Will Janus open the right-to-work door?

Will Janus open the right-to-work door?

. By Larry Sand A lawsuit on track to be heard by the Supreme Court could free all public employees from paying forced union dues. The Friedrichs lawsuit should have done the trick. The case, which would have made belonging to a public employee union optional as a condition of employment nationwide, was set to […]