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Unions Brace For Court Decision That Could End Forced Unionism

In three months, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the potentially precedent-setting and game-changing Freidichs v California Teacher Association case.  The case was filed by California teachers who argue the compulsory union dues they are forced to pay are unconstitutional.  If the Court rules in favor of the plaintiff, Rebecca Freidichs, individual teachers would have the right to decide for themselves whether to join and support a union. The implications of the...

Florida County’s Lawmakers Back Down from Uber Fight

Ridesharing company Uber is back in operation in Broward County, Florida after a brief fight with county commissioners. Following a proposed set of regulations that would have required ridesharing drivers to submit to criminal background checks and purchase commercial insurance and local work permits, Uber suspended operations county-wide, including in popular tourist destinations such as Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Citing public disapproval, Broward County commissioners backed down from...

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