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Pension Spiking Ban Upheld by California Supreme Court

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld a decision by state lawmakers to rollback one way for public workers to pad their pensions, but avoided ruling on the larger issue of whether retirement benefits can be taken away once promised. At issue in the unanimous decision was...

What Will Supreme Court Decide on Union Dues for Public Employees?

Demonstrators surrounded the U.S. Supreme Court Monday during oral arguments in a case that will decide whether to outlaw mandatory union dues in the public sector. Lead plaintiff Mark Janus argues in his legal challenge that mandatory union dues violate his constitutional rights. He argues that workers should have the...