High Court Sets Sights On Mandatory Union Fees

Law360, New York (October 22, 2013, 8:34 PM EDT) -- Public-sector union power could suffer a major blow if the U.S. Supreme Court opts to rule broadly on the imposition of mandatory union fees on nonmembers in an appeal brought by Illinois home care workers that the justices have recently agreed to hear.

The court agreed Oct. 1 to weigh in on Harris v. Quinn, a putative class action challenging an Illinois regulatory scheme that requires home care providers for Medicaid recipients in the state to pay fees to a union for representing their interests before state...
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