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Steve Smith, Communications Director

phone: (510) 326-4644

email: ssmith@calaborfed.org

Statement by CLF Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski on the Supreme Court DAPA/DACA Ruling

Statement by California Labor Federation Executive Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski on the Supreme Court DAPA/DACA Ruling Today's Supreme Court decision is a huge disappointment that leaves millions of hard-working California immigrant families at risk. At risk of separation from their families, at risk of exploitation by their employers, at risk of losing their children.  Despite this […]

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Powerful Corporate Interests Attempt Power Grab with Friedrichs Case

By Steve Smith

There’s been a good amount of hullabaloo in recent days about a Supreme Court case that threatens to undermine the ability of working people to stand together to negotiate a fair wage and decent benefits. Oral arguments in the case, Friedrichs v CTA, were presented before the Court yesterday. The case involves the Court re-examining a 40-year precedent that allows unions to charge fair-share fees for representing those who choose not to join the union but still benefit from the contracts it negotiates.

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