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Attorney is Quoted on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Union Fees

6.28.18

Colin Calvert of the Irvine office was quoted in the article “Public Unions Can’t Force Nonmembers to Pay, U.S. Supreme Court Rules,” published in the Daily Journal. In the U.S. Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME the court ruled that public sector unions cannot charge “agency fees” to nonmember employees.  “Agency fees” were a reduced charge for nonmember employees, and could not be used for the union’s political agenda. In this article, attorneys weigh in on the impact of this decision.

According to Colin, this decision will be tested. He said, “It’s reasonable to say we’re going to see a wave of litigation trying to apply the Janus decision to the private sector.”

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