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Metal Co.'s Dues Collection Cutoff Legal, Split NLRB Says

Law360 (April 18, 2019, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A metals company didn't break federal labor law when it stopped collecting union dues because of a 2015 Wisconsin law, a divided National Labor Relations Board panel said Wednesday, the same day Wisconsin dropped its push for the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that nixed a key part of that state law.

A panel majority said Metalcraft of Mayville Inc. had a “sound arguable basis” on which to stop honoring workers' dues check-off authorizations because Metalcraft's contract with District Lodge 10 of the Machinists' union gives workers 15 days to revoke dues, which conflicts with a provision in the state's...

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3950 Constitutionality of State Statutes

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January 4, 2019

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