High Court Lifts Ban On Employers' Anti-Union Activity

Law360 (June 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a decision that could affect similar legislation in several other states, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that California cannot bar employers from using state funds to influence union-organizing activities.

In a 7-2 decision Thursday, the High Court overturned a 2006 en banc ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which allowed California to enforce a 2000 law titled Assembly Bill 1889, preventing employers who received state grants or more than $10,000 in state program funds per year from using those...
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