Court case could impact New York public worker unions Times Union

For thousands of state and municipal employees, this coming June will mark more than the end of the legislative session. It will also likely bring a decision in a closely watched U.S. Supreme Court case that could forever change the face of public employee unions in New York and nationwide.

Supremes could hammer NY unions by Kenneth Girardin | NY Torch

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, and the stakes couldn’t be higher for New York’s politically powerful public-sector unions.

Tax cap 2, NYSUT 0 by Kenneth Girardin | | NY Torch

New York’s property tax cap has survived a legal challenge from the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) for the second time in six months.

Empire Center Files In Pension Case | Press Releases

The Empire Center for Public Policy is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit initiated by New York City firefighter unions in an attempt to block the release of pension recipients’ names alongside individual pension benefit amounts.

A huge loss for tristate unions by E.J. McMahon | | New York Post

Public-sector labor unions dodged a bullet Monday when the US Supreme Court refrained from overturning laws that force government employees in many states to pay fees to unions they don’t want to join.