Friedrichs case threatens America's working families

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Jan. 11 in Friedrichs v. the California Teachers Association. The case challenges whether employees who benefit from a union should pay their fair share for the representation they receive. As the court considers this case, we’ll continue to mobilize our members and communities in support of our right to work together in our unions.

Below are links to more information that will help members understand the case and what it could mean for your union.

It’s about fairness and opportunity: AFT President Randi Weingarten's report from SCOTUS

Court case could weaken union clout - Dayton Daily News quotes OFT President Melissa Cropper

Scalia’s Putsch at the Supreme Court

A ruling against working people in Friedrichs will stack the deck even more in favor of the rich

What’s at stake in the Supreme Court case on public employee unions

Friedrichs: Son of Bush v. Gore

America Works Together: Coalition fights for workers' rights

Pro-worker crowds rally as court hears 'Friedrichs' case

Carrying the message about a threat to worker rights - 100,000 signatures delivered