Saturday, September 30, 2017

Supreme Court to Review Case that Threatens Public Sector Unions

The Supreme Court has decided to hear a case that challenges the longstanding practice of unions to collect dues from all bargaining unit members regardless of an individual's decision to join or not join the union.  The case was brought to the Court by "right-to-work" advocates.

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/school_law/2017/09/us_supreme_court_to_again_take.html

Background information on the meaning of this review:

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/teacherbeat/2017/09/a_primer_on_the_supreme_court_case_teachers_unions_fear.html

Background of the case the Court will review:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/politics/ct-bruce-rauner-illinois-supreme-court-met-0929-20170928-story.html

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