Union Fees Infringe Professor's Free Speech: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 1:57 PM EDT) -- Overturning a lower court decision, a federal appeals court has ruled that a union representing City University of New York employees improperly charged fees to a professor who did not belong to the union and who claimed the union's political activities infringed his First Amendment rights.

However, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in its Thursday ruling gave the Professional Staff Congress the opportunity to prove on remand that at least a portion of the activities for which it charged professor David Seidemann...
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