Orange County schoolteacher Rebecca Friedrichs’ case against the California Teachers Association will be heard by the Supreme Court next year. The court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from nonmembers in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout.
Orange County schoolteacher Rebecca Friedrichs’ case against the California Teachers Association will be heard by the Supreme Court next year. The court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from nonmembers in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout. Greg Schneider Associated Press file
Orange County schoolteacher Rebecca Friedrichs’ case against the California Teachers Association will be heard by the Supreme Court next year. The court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from nonmembers in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout. Greg Schneider Associated Press file
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Dan Morain: Union fight shifts from campaign trail to high court

July 18, 2015 05:01 PM

UPDATED July 19, 2015 12:01 AM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.