Public-sector employees who choose not to join a union can still be charged a fee to pay for costs incurred during contract negotiations and administration. But in oral arguments on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court seemed poised to overrule a 1977 decision that allows such fees. We'll discuss what's at stake in "Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association" including how a decision against the unions could impact their political clout.
Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Union Arguments in 'Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association'
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Marisa Lagos, reporter, KQED's California Politics & Government Desk
Richard Wolf, Supreme Court correspondent; USA Today