AFL-CIO Off Base In Lobbying Expenses Fight, NLRB Told

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 8:24 PM EST) -- A health care workers union embroiled in a National Labor Relations Board case over whether nonmember objectors can be charged for political lobbying expenses said Monday that the AFL-CIO and the SEIU misinterpreted an NLRB ruling seeking briefs on how to decide when those expenses are chargeable.

The NLRB's Dec. 14 ruling, in a former member's case against the United Nurses & Allied Professionals, said that unions can charge nonmember objectors for political lobbying expenses if they are germane to collective bargaining, contract administration or grievance...
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