Supreme Court Could End Forced Unionization For State Workers

Public sector workers on the state level could be granted the choice of whether or not to join a union if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to hear an upcoming case.

The Supreme Court is expected to decide by the end of April whether to hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. The case argues public sector workers, such as teachers, should have the right to decide whether they want to join a union or pay union fees. This would include agency fees, which require non-union workers to pay for collective bargaining costs.

The case was brought by 10 California teachers with support from the Center for Individual Rights.

Patrick J. Wright, director at the Mackinac Center Legal Foundation, argued that workers, including government workers, should have the right to decide whether they want to join a union.

“You should not have to pay agency fees,” Wright told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Public sector workers should have right-to-work as a matter of constitutional law.”

Wright also argued against claims that such a ruling would destroy unions. Looking at states like Michigan, which passed a right-to-work law, he noted a high percentage of workers still are becoming union members. Wright said that the problem is simply giving workers the choice.

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Center for Individual Rights.   Where do  all of these organizations come from? It sounds like another liberal type of organization for someones rights. We should have a tea party right  organization too. And start protesting everything the democrats do.

For some reason, AFL-CIO and other unions keep placing their propaganda on my FaceBook page.  I have so much fun ripping into them, that I am sure they regret darkening my page with their lies.  I suspect that they delete my comments as soon as they come to their attention but not before others see the truth!  LOL

Frank, you got it!!  I saw them at the School Board Meetings in California, and thought I was in the middle of "The Godfather".     They are rough, real Tony Soprano types.     Even looked like Guys on the Program, dressed the part.

In California, when I lived out there, five years ago, we were trying to get this on the Ballot.  If you do not belong to a Union in Ca., you do not work.    Then, they take their "Fees" out of your Pay Check, before you ever see it, and send it directly to the Liberal Administration.      I do not have as much Faith as I used to, in the decisions of The Supreme Court, sadly.    "Right To Work" States all have better employment records, and more prosperity.

Jo, no liberal will ever publicly admit to the real employment numbers when compared between union and "Right To Work" states.  They have to ignore them so they can go on living the lie, because living a lie is easier for them than acknowledging the truth.

One thing of note, all Unions have an ancestry of Socialism and Communism, the creators of the Progressive Movement, that today is represented by the Progressive party, those Bastards led by the Chief Bastard Obama, that are destroying America today.

I have often wondered, who was the political idiot that allowed forced unionization for public jobs (i.e. teachers, police, etc.) in the first place?  That is just a bad deal all the way around.

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New York's Green Light Law - Allows Illegal Aliens To Get Driver’s Licenses

New York passed a law to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses earlier this year but it was held up by challenges.

Now it is set to take effect this week.

In typical leftist fashion, supporters claim this is going to somehow make New York’s roads safer for everyone.

Could it really be about voting?

FOX News reports:

Illegal immigrants to be able to get driver’s licenses in NY after legal challenge fails.

Illegal immigrants in New York will able to obtain driver’s licenses starting next week after a last-minute legal challenge was dismissed — making it the 13th state to allow the practice, but one that critics say is unconstitutional.

The Green Light Law, signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, allows anyone to apply for a driver’s license regardless of immigration status and does not require a Social Security number.

Illegal immigrants can use a combination of documents that include a valid passport from a foreign country and a valid foreign driver’s license, as long as it has been expired for less than two years.

“After waiting 18 years to have their right to drive restored, thanks to our legislature, New York can now officially join 12 other states in making driver’s licenses legally available to all residents,” New York Immigration Coalition Executive Director Steve Choi said in a statement this week, arguing that it will make roads safer and the economy stronger.

County clerks in New York have concerns and are sounding an alarm.

CBS News in Albany reports:

County clerks concerned by loopholes in Green Light law.

Undocumented immigrants now have the green light to get a driver’s license in New York…but several county clerks in the Capital Region are concerned.

Saratoga County Clerk Craig Hayner said, “We found that everything we were concerned about as far as fraud and all sorts of other things are in that bill, in that regulation and we’re very concerned.”

Hayner tells CBS6’s Lynsey Smith there are a few loopholes in the Green Light Law.

Loopholes, such as a person coming in to get their license and not having to provide their social security number.

“That could lead to criminals coming from other states, coming in and use that as a way to defraud by just simply saying they don’t have a social security number…and that’s a very dangerous loophole,” replied Hayner.

Does anyone believe this is going to make New York safer or that this is really about driving?

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