Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. on Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association

March 29, 2016

Labor unions have helped to build our nation's middle class, playing a critical role in increasing workers' wages and ensuring there are workplace protections. Today's announcement that the appeals court ruling in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association will stand means educators will continue to be able to focus on what is most important—helping students learn and prepare for success in school and in life.