SCOTUS Considers Union Dues, Right To Work

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SCOTUS Demonstration Protest Right To Work Supreme Court Unions
Advocates rally outside the Supreme Court on Monday, February 26, 2018. SCOTUS takes up a challenge to an Illinois law that allows unions representing government employees to collect fees from workers who choose not to join. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo

Union members and individual workers await a decision on the lawfulness of “fair share” fees. The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in an Illinois case that challenges collecting dues from industry workers who don’t want to participate in collective bargaining. Explore the issues that could affect Wisconsin with a national labor reporter, a lawyer involved in Janus v. AFSCME, and an economic policy attorney.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Andrew Hanna Guest
  • Pat Hughes Guest
  • Celine McNicholas Guest