On Monday, President Donald Trump announced his nomination of conservative Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court. If Kavanaugh is confirmed, Chief Justice John Roberts, a fellow conservative, will become the ideological and political center of the Supreme Court, and protections for women, minorities, voting rights, civil liberties and more could come under threat. Workers and labor unions should be particularly concerned about Judge Kavanaugh’s history of siding with businesses against workers and for pushing a deregulatory agenda. ….
Family Man Brett Kavanaugh Thinks Businesses Shouldn’t Be Liable If Employees Are Eaten On The Job
Source: Bess Levin, Vanity Fair, July 10, 2018
The Supreme Court nominee has also overruled federal regulators 75 times, to the business community’s delight.
Brett Kavanaugh Ruled Against Workers When No One Else Did
Source: Dave Jamieson, Huffington Post, July 10, 2018
His dissents involving undocumented meatpacking workers and a death at SeaWorld tell us a lot about the worldview of Trump’s Supreme Court pick.