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Friedrichs vs. CTA: The Latest
posted by: Alana | January 07, 2016, 08:47 PM   


Wondering what the latest is on the Friedrichs case? Bookmark this page for the best resources and latest updates on the case!


LATEST UPDATE(S): Monday, January 11th, 2011 was a BIG day for teachers. Oral arguments in the Friedrichs vs. CTA et. al. U.S. Supreme Court case officially began in an effort to decide whether or not compulsory union dues infringe on a teacher's freedom of speech. AAE and other leading reformers gathered at a rally at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court to support Rebecca Friedrichs and the AAE-member plaintiffs standing alongside her in this case.


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WALL STREET JOURNAL:  "I am one of 10 California teachers suing to end compulsory union dues in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which will be heard by the Supreme Court Jan. 11. Our request is simple: Strike down laws in 23 states that require workers who decline to join a union to pay fees anyway. In our view, paying fees to a union should not be a prerequisite for teaching in a public school. No one in the U.S. should be forced to give money to a private organization he or she disagrees with fundamentally. Teachers deserve a choice." READ THE FULL ARTICLE



CHECK OUT THE VIDEO: Still have questions about the Friedrichs vs. CTA Supreme Court Case? Check out this video:


Friedrichs Video



Don’t miss the video of AAE’s September panel discussion about the Friedrichs case:

Friedrichs Video Clip




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