Bill McMorris

Teachers in the Dark

Majority of teachers don’t know about union opt-out rights

In June 2018, the Supreme Court declared that government agencies could no longer mandate union dues or fee payments as a condition of employment in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees.

Health Aides Want Union Hands Off

Providers ask court to protect admin rule against dues skimming

Home health care providers are asking a federal judge in California to uphold a Trump administration regulation that would block unions from skimming money from Medicaid reimbursements.

Supremes OK Cross Memorial

7-2 ruling shoots down atheist attempt to tear down WWI memorial

Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, joined by Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, said the suit should have been dismissed earlier given the lack of standing of the association and called on lower courts to dismiss "offended observer standing."

AMA Reaffirms Opposition to Assisted Suicide

‘Physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer'

The American Medical Association will continue to oppose prescribing lethal medication to patients. More than 70 percent of its delegates voted to preserve the AMA code that says “assisted suicide would ultimately cause more harm than good.”

Advocate For VW Union Known For Smear Tactics

Political operative previously forced to apologize for 'over-the-top' mudslinging campaign

The man behind a pro-union attack campaign on Volkswagen is a "hardball player," according to the attorney who settled a libel suit against him for a previous smear campaign.

Religious Hospitals Need Not Apply

University behind fetal tissue research cut ties with Catholic hospitals over religious beliefs, practices

UCSF Medical CenterThe University of California at San Francisco cancelled an expanded partnership with Catholic hospitals just weeks before losing government funding for its aborted baby body part research.