Calif. Workers' Union Fee Fight Heads To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to a Ninth Circuit decision that struck down a win for nonunion California state employees in a class action challenging union fees used to support political causes.

The nation's highest court granted a bid for a writ of certiorari from Diane Knox and seven other petitioners who sued on behalf of 28,000 current and former California public employees who are not represented by defendant-respondent Service Employees International Union, Local 1000. The trial court granted the...
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