William J. Watkins, Jr.
| Wednesday June 27, 2018 at 4:13 PM PDT
This decision limits the power of organized labor and gives greater freedom to individual workers.
Lawrence J. McQuillan
| Thursday January 7, 2016 at 4:43 PM PST
On January 11, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA), a potentially landmark case. If the Court rules in favor of the plaintiffs, the financial strength and political clout of government employee unions across the country could be diminished greatly. Ten California teachers and a teachers’ group,...Read More »
Vicki E. Alger
| Thursday November 8, 2012 at 4:32 PM PST
A dozen ballot initiatives in nine states focused on K-12 education issues. Also making news was the surprise defeat of Indiana incumbent and reformer State Superintendent Tony Bennett by Glenda Ritz, a former teacher backed by the union. Charter schools won big in Georgia and Washington. Georgia voters passed an amendment allowing a statewide...Read More »
David J. Theroux
| Monday March 14, 2011 at 6:31 PM PDT
Andrew Klaven at PJTV presents here an insightful video analysis of government-employee unions. For further information, please see the following: Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America, by Richard K. Vedder and Lowell E. Gallaway “The New, New Left: How American Politics Works Today, by Steven Malanga,” reviewed by Gary Jason (The...Read More »