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Labor Wins in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (3/29/2016)  said it was unable to resolve a major challenge to organized labor, and the result was a defeat for a group of California teachers who claim their free speech rights are violated when they are forced to pay dues to the state’s teachers union.

The court said it was split 4 to 4 on the issue, following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. It was the most important case yet in which the eight-member court was unable to reach a decision.

 

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