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McClaughry: Union dues developments

A year ago the Supreme Court ruled that public sector labor unions could not require nonmembers to pay agency fees of usually around 80 percent of full union dues. Here are some recent developments, as the unions try to keep their members from departing.

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Unions keep deducting dues without consent, teachers say

Mendez joined with four other teachers to file a class-action lawsuit in federal court against the California Teachers Association and several local affiliates, alleging that the teachers unions continued to deduct dues from their paychecks in violation of the Supreme Court’s Janus ruling.