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High Court Won't Hear Health Care Workers' Bargaining Suit

Law360, New York (November 13, 2017, 6:08 PM EST) -- The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up an appeal brought by day care owners and home health care workers in Illinois who challenged a state law that allows public sector unions to negotiate on their behalf even though they’re not full-fledged public employees.

The day care owners and home health care workers, led by named plaintiff Rebecca Hill, receive subsidies from state and federal programs like Medicaid for their work, but are not technically employed by the state. The same groups successfully overturned a...
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