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U.S. Supreme Court Union J

Court questions union rule

11 Jan, 2014

The Supreme Court questions union rule and will possibly strike them down in favor of non-union teachers. Individual justices doubt the effectiveness or legality of the unions plans.

The union basically is making these teachers compelled riders for issues on which they strongly disagree. Many teachers think that they are devoted to the future of America, to the future of our young people, and that the union is equally devoted to that, but that the union is absolutely wrong in some of its positions. And agency fees require, as I understand it — correct me if I’m wrong — agency fees require that employees and teachers who disagree with those positions must nevertheless subsidize the union on those very points.