Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In June, 2008 the United States Supreme Court (“Supreme Court”) struck down a California law, which prohibited employers who did business with the state of California from using the profits from their state contracts to campaign against unions. Chamber of Commerce v. Brown, No. 06-939 (June 19, 2008).
The Supreme Court struck down the California law because it was preempted by the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). The decision was by a 7 to 2 margin.
An unintended result of this decision is that it might...
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