On May 23, 1977, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. It was a terrible decision for worker freedom, and advocates for freedom have been trying to overturn it ever since. The controversy prompting the case started, because Michigan law allowed unions to become the exclusive representatives of […]
Olivia Grady is research fellow for the Center for Worker Freedom at Americans for Tax Reform. Her work on labor issues has appeared in Forbes, Washington Examiner, and Labor Watch, among others. Ogrady@atr.org.