"Today, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case about union bosses using state workers' hard earned money for politics without the workers’ permission.
"Attorneys from the National Right to Work Foundation – the nation's leading advocate for workers who suffer from the abuses of compulsory unionism – will argue that the workers should not be forced to pay for union officials’ political spending.
"The Court should knock down this scheme – closing a giant loophole that allows union bosses to confiscate money from workers' paychecks for political spending sprees – and send a message to union officials, once again, that forced political conformity is wrong."
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Supreme Court Challenge to Illegal Union Fundraising Scheme
Published on National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (http://www.nrtw.org)
Supreme Court Reviews SEIU Political Fundraising Scheme
By Anthony Riedel
Created 10 Jan 2012 - 11:08am
Washington, DC (January 10, 2012) - Today, National Right to Work Foundation attorneys will make their fifteenth appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court, this time representing California state employees challenging a Service Employees International Union (SEIU) political fee charged to workers regardless of their union membership status. Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, issued the following statement regarding today's hearing: