Feds Side With Union Fee Challengers In High Court

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 2:53 PM EST) -- The Trump administration on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a precedent that allows states to require government employees to pay so-called agency fees to the union that represents them, a position that stands opposite to the one taken by the Obama administration in a similar case two years ago.

Solicitor General Noel Francisco made the assertion in one of numerous amicus briefs filed in support of a bid by Mark Janus, an employee of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, to...
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