University Worker Can't Dodge Post-Janus Dues Deductions
By Amanda Ottaway (September 14, 2020, 2:45 PM EDT) -- A Seattle federal judge has thrown out an ex-University of Washington worker's suit claiming the automatic deduction of union dues after the U.S. Supreme Court's 2018 Janus ruling violated her constitutional rights, saying the worker's request to halt collections was invalid.
U.S. District Judge Barbara J. Rothstein on Friday granted separate motions for summary judgment from the university and Service Employees International Union Local 925, ruling that Janus, which prohibited dues collection from nonunion members, did not prevent Charlene Wagner from having dues taken out of her paychecks.
Even though Wagner resigned from the union after the Janus decision, she failed...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!