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Requiring Public Employees to Pay Union Agency Fees Found Unconstitutional

On June 28, 2018 by Schnader

Rachel A.H. Horton and Michael J. Wietrzychowski wrote “Requiring Public Employees to Pay Union Agency Fees Found Unconstitutional – Potentially Striking a Major Blow to Union Purses and Influence.” They published this article on SchnaderWorks, the Labor & Employment blog from Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP.

“In a widely-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, narrowly held that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits public sector unions from charging public employees an agency fee where an employee wants no part of union representation – absent the employee’s clear consent.”

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