Entries by Bill McMorris

SCOTUS Deadlocks on Public Union Case

Government employees will still be forced to pay coercive union dues after the Supreme Court deadlocked on a California teacher’s lawsuit against her union. The court released its ruling on Freidrichs v. California Teachers Association, splitting 4-4 along ideological lines. The tie handed a victory to the union since the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Union Backed $15 Minimum Wage Falls Upon California Voters

California will be the first state in the nation to vote on the $15 minimum wage touted by labor activists after the proposal qualified for the November ballot. Backers of the $15 minimum wage announced on Tuesday evening that they had surpassed the 400,000-voter threshold to qualify for the ballot. The move was welcomed by […]