Union Needs All County Workers' Info, Calif. High Court Told

Law360, San Francisco (March 5, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- A union has a right to access Los Angeles County employees' addresses because it can't meet its duty to represent them without contacting them, it told the California Supreme Court on Tuesday, urging it to reverse a decision allowing employees to opt out of such contacts.  

Amid labor negotiations in 2006, Service Employees International Union Local 721 asked Los Angeles County to hand over the names, addresses and home phone numbers of county employees the union nominally represented, but who had not formally joined the...
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