Tag: public sector employers

Compulsory public-sector union dues survive deadlocked Supreme Court

A 4-4 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a closely watched case on public-sector unions leaves previous legal precedent intact, effectively sealing a union victory. On March 29, the evenly split Court issued a one-sentence ruling in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association that allows the decision of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to stand. […]


Timeless questions on comp time, overtime

Employees and employers alike share questions and frustrations relating to how overtime works, when it must be paid, and whether time off can be substituted for overtime pay. Seemingly simple questions get complicated when intricate rules come in to play. Recently, a group of attorneys addressed some common questions surrounding compensatory time and overtime. Here […]