High Court Queries Attys On Unions' Fee Notice Obligations

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 9:59 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in a class action brought by nonunion California state employees over an SEIU fee hike to fund political activity, and pressed the attorneys about union political spending and their obligations to provide notices explaining fees.

California workers who are not union members, but who still have to pay fees to the union for representational activities pursuant to an agency shop agreement, filed the suit in 2005 claiming a mid-year fee increase to fund opposition to California ballot...
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