Workers Win Cert. In Suit Over SEIU Political Expenses
Law360, New York (May 28, 2015, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has granted class certification to a group of nonunion California civil servants challenging the Service Employees International Union's practice of deducting money for political activities from employees' wages unless they annually opt out.
U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb signed off May 22 on certification of a class of as many as 34,000 nonunion workers of the state of California, the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Inc., which represents the plaintiffs, announced Wednesday. The named plaintiffs have alleged that SEIU Local 1000's opt-out method and the state's framework for supporting it are unconstitutional.
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