Skip to comments.California teachers suing to end mandatory union dues
Posted on 07/01/2013 7:54:01 AM PDT by george76
A group of California teachers is preparing for a Supreme Court battle to overturn forced union dues in a groundbreaking lawsuit filed in June.
For nearly three decades, the Supreme Court has allowed closed-shop unionism, in which public employees must pay dues to labor groups handling collective bargaining negotiations.
The Supreme Court established Beck Rights in 1988 allowing workers to opt out of union dues for political activities, while continuing to pay for union negotiating expenses. The teachers are hoping to take that battle one step further by putting an end to all coercive union dues.
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Good luck to them. It will be an uphill battle with courts stacked with liberal Rats who get tens of millions in campaign contributions from unions.
My former DIL is part of this group.
“it’s just a tax”
This shows that they realistically do not hold out any hope of winning in the 9th Circuit.
Very realistic on their part; they have no chance in the most reversed Federal Circuit Court in history.
That should be 9 Circuit in the first line.
Then Kennedy will knock it down again to the lower courts. 2 of my friends here belong to the nurses union and they should do the same.
OMG! What! Do these people intend to bring professionalism back to classroom teaching? They will ruin our children by bringing them under authority!
Thank you Scott Walker. A leader with the courage to get the ball rolling.
With unions being part of the life blood of the dimoKKKRAT party this unlikely to happen.
Those aren’t dues, they’re taxes. Case dismissed.
Whose going to pay the teachers’ pensions?
Oh yeah...taxpayers via bailouts.
Interesting and somewhat related to Wisconsin.
Good luck with that. Even if you get a majority of voters to put that in your state Constitution, all the facists have to do is find ONE judge to nullify it, and SCOTUS will make that the law of the land.
Silly Americans, your vote is worthless and weak....you are ruled by black robed kangaroos now, dontcha know.
If this is going straight through the federal courts, the judges have no political campaigns to contribute to, because they’re appointees approved by the Senate. If it’s going through state courts, to be removed to SCOTUS by writ of certiorari, then campaign contributions are a factor.
Peripheral interest to Wisconsin
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