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Just Checking: Do You Still Want to Pay Union Dues?

Later this month, one state will start checking with state employees before taking union dues out of their paychecks. Michigan’s Civil Service Commission recently adopted a rule requiring unionized employees to authorize union dues payments every year. The rule is moving forward after, late last week, a federal judge rejected a joint effort by AFSCME, SEIU, and UAW to have the rule invalidated.

David R. Osborne

David R. Osborne is CEO of Americans for Fair Treatment, a community of current and former public-sector workers offering resources and support to exercise their First Amendment rights. Prior to joining Americans for Fair Treatment, David was President & General Counsel of the Fairness Center, a nonprofit, public interest law firm providing free legal representation to those hurt by public-sector union officials.

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