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Janus Stops Pa. Union Fee Challenge In Its Tracks

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 9:28 PM EDT) -- A federal judge closed the book Friday on a group of Pennsylvania public school workers complaining about compulsory union fees, finding that the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring the practice unconstitutional made their case moot.

U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane granted the Pennsylvania State Education Association’s motion to dismiss the workers’ suit and denied the workers' motion for summary judgment seeking declaratory and injunctive relief. She said the high court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME required the union to stop collecting so-called fair-share fees from workers who had declined to become dues-paying union members and that PSEA had complied....

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Pennsylvania Middle

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Civil Rights: Other


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January 18, 2017


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