EPA Confirms Controversial Pesticide Can Harm Bees
Every winter, beekeepers truck hives to California to pollinate crops -- but they struggle to keep their bees alive. Now, a new report from the federal Environmental Protection Agency confirms that a controversial kind of pesticide could be putting bees at risk.
Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, a Case That Could Jeopardize Union Funding
Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that could challenge the very existence of unions representing public-sector employees. The case is a challenge to the California Teachers Association. It asks whether all workers represented by a union, even those who do not join the union, should be required to pay fees to fund the collective bargaining process. We learn more about Rebecca Friedrichs, the Orange County teacher who is behind the case.