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Will Nathaniel Ogle Get His Money Back? Defendant Files Motion to Dismiss in Ogle v. Ohio Civil Service Employees Association

Janus v. AFSCME has opened the door for nonmember employees to sue unions for collecting fair share fees, and employees are...

Tags: Courts, agency fees, Abood

Class Actions Filed in Ohio Challenging Public Sector Employee Agency Fees and Union Dues

The landmark Supreme Court decision in Janus has now precipitated the filing of two new class actions, right here in Central...

Tags: Courts, agency fees

Judge Kavanaugh and the NLRA: A Sampling of Opinions

Last week, as I’m sure everyone has now heard, President Trump announced his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court. For those of you...

Tags: Courts, Brett Kavanaugh

Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down Mandatory Agency Fee Payments to Public Sector Unions

By Nelson Cary and Eric Leist

Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the closely watched case of Janus v. AFSCME.  In a...

Tags: Courts, agency fees, Abood

CBAs May Bar Ohio Public Employees from Bringing IIED Claims in State Court

By Nelson Cary and Lauren Sanders

An Ohio court of appeals recently determined that a union contract may bar public employees...

Tags: Courts, arbitration

Supreme Court Poised to Potentially Strike Down Mandatory Union Dues in the Public Sector

The Supreme Court announced on Thursday that it will re-visit the issue of whether public sector employees can be made to pay...

Tags: Courts, Abood, AFSCME

Court of Appeals Reverses NLRB Holding in Joint Employer Case

Earlier this month, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals slowed down the NLRB’s move towards a relaxed test for whether a business...

Tags: Courts, actual control, Browning-Ferris

Fifth Circuit Stays Persuader Rule Appeal

By Nelson Cary and Cory Catignani

On June 15, the Fifth Circuit granted the government’s request to stay the appeal while the...

Tags: Department of Labor, Courts, 5th Circuit


Insights for the Labor Relations Professional