Supreme Court 'Sleeper' Case On Union Dues Has Big Impact On Organized Labor
The Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear a dispute regarding union fees that -- while failing to receive substantial media hype -- is poised to have major consequences on organized labor's recruiting.
The justices will review a lawsuit filed by home-based health care workers against Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn over a state statute that requires public-sector employees to pay the portion of union dues that doesn't go to political activities, even if…
The case maybe is really the sleeper case of the [current Supreme Court] term -- the one that come June we all recognize as probably a landmark case, said Andrew Grossman, a constitutional law and legal policy expert, and a fellow at the conservative-leaning Heritage Foundation.