November 23, 2015

Briefing Call: Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association


This Term, the Supreme Court will hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a case about the constitutionality of “fair share fees” collected by unions that threatens to overturn forty years of precedent governing American labor relations and has the potential to invalidate provisions in thousands of collective bargaining agreements covering millions of workers.

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, ACS President Caroline Fredrickson led a discussion about the case with two experts who have filed amicus briefs - University of Michigan School of Law Frank G. Millard Professor of Law Sam Bagenstos and National Women’s Law Center​ Vice President Emily Martin.

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