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-- -- a case involving labor big labor big money and politics.
Correspondent Shannon Bream has the -- These workers deserve the right to say no it's all workers do.
In California State workers have two options.
Join the Service Employees International Union and pay dues for elects not to join the union and still be obligated to pay non member dues.
Either way the union is required by law to give a full accounting and -- -- non members if it decides to use their dues money for political purposes so they have the option to object.
And number of non members say that didn't happen when SC I U levied in mid -- special assessment in 2005.
Which was used to directly fund several political initiatives to which many state workers had repeatedly objected.
I file letter every year with SC -- U.
Again I object to any fees that are not germane to collective bargaining and specifically their political action -- -- legal battle has been raging for years the union eventually gave the non members a chance to object and paid some of them refunds.
-- that's non members can object on an annual basis.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor question whether that framework already in place solves the problem quote.
They will get a chance to objects -- -- won't be at the moment of the special assessment it will be the following year adding.
They do a chance to object the question is the timing a number of justices including Antonin Scalia questioned why that's practice should be permitted quote.
You were telling -- -- at the very least they have to make eight an interest free loan to that to the union until such time as they can challenge it.
In California the SE I U represent some 95000.
State employees the plaintiffs' attorney in this case tells me 40% of them are non members.
Meeting this case could have a significant impact on how SE -- U collects and uses dues money for political purposes.
At the Supreme Court Shannon Bream Fox News.
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