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Tag Archives: Union Dues

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments Today in Major Union Fee Case

Posted in Employment Law, Unions
The United States Supreme Court hears oral argument today in a case that could reshape finances for public employee unions in 22 states, including California, where those unions are able to collect “agency fees” from non-member public employees to cover the costs of negotiating collective bargaining agreements and representation services. Two years ago, the Court… Continue Reading

Supreme Court to Hear Oral Argument in Case Involving Union Fees for Public-Sector Employees

Posted in U.S. Supreme Court, Unions
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear oral argument in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, Docket No. 14-915, a case in which the Court will be asked to decide whether “agency shop” arrangements violate the First Amendment rights of public-sector school employees on the premise that a public-sector unions’ activities are inseparably integrated into… Continue Reading