California workers sue union for the hold ” against your will,’ in spite of the principle judgment

nearvideo government, trade unions see a mass Exodus of members

New reports show that the government, the trade unions see a mass Exodus of members to join their ranks.

Two University of California system, employees say they are effectively being held “against her will” forced to pay monthly Union dues, in spite of a landmark Supreme court ruling last summer blocking of the public sector unions do not require to pay members, the so-called Agency fees, without your consent.

June 2018-decision in Janus v. AFSCME sent shock waves through organized labor, not only that the public unions violated the First Amendment by taking money from unwilling workers ‘paychecks to Fund the collective bargaining, but also that the employees must clearly and expressly consent” be raised prior to any fees or charges.


The two workers presented their claims in a Federal lawsuit late Wednesday against the Teamsters and the University of California system. According to the complaint, exclusively by Fox News, UC administrators are illegally withholding tax of $41 per month from the University of California, Santa Barbara finance manager Cara O’callaghan, and $53 per month from the University of California, Los Angeles, administrative assistant Jenée Misraje.

On may 31, 2018, according to the complaint Wednesday, trade Union representatives, “submitted to Callaghan ‘s came to O’ – the-job and employees under pressure, will join the EU” without any Information of the O ‘ Callaghan from the threat of Janus’s decision. O’callaghan, the lawsuit says, “was based on the lack of information and the signing of an application to join the EU, and the authorisation, to deduct Union dues from your paycheck.”

25. July 2018, “occurred about the learning of the Janus decision of June 27, 2018,” O’callaghan from the union by letter and also wrote to the UCSB claim that there is a stop deduction of Union dues from your paycheck.

In response, O’callaghan, said the union UCSB, it continues to be the source of the tax money from your paycheck, and the University should be complied with. The union said that under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement, O’callaghan finally, opt-out of the fees could-you would just have to wait until 31. March 2022.

O’callaghan and Misraje are represented by the Liberty Justice Center (LJC), which is represented also, in addition, Janus, before the Supreme court in the past year.

In addition to demanding those wages back, the legal action to require the invalidity of a California law to determine that the government, the employers rely on the trade unions, which donate the wages of the workers should be subjected to union, and that all questions will be addressed such questions to the unions rather than the employer.

Mark Janus is not sued because he wanted a certain fee deducted from his salary, to go in the direction of a union, just because he worked for the state.
(Reuters/Leah Millis)

The lawsuit also charges, the other in California’s laws violate the plaintiffs’ First Amendment rights to be represented in negotiations — citing the majority opinion in Janus, saying, “Compelling individuals-to-mouth support for the views that you offensive find violates the cardinal constitutional command, and in most contexts, such an effort would be universally condemned.”

O’callaghan and Misraje accession to a number of plaintiffs in several States, the charge that unions are either flat-out the Supreme court ruling, or the establishment of a frustrating maze of procedures ignore to avoid technical barriers to compliance with it.


Neither the truck driver nor the University of California system, responded to Fox News’ request for comment.

“Prior to the Janus decision, the employees of a Constitution were contrary to the choice: pay the pay the union as a member or the union as a nonmember,” Kristen Williamson, LJC ‘ s communications director, told Fox News. “Well, your right to choose the one that is restored, any entitlement to deduction of charges prior to June 27, 2018, should be null and void, and the employee should be allowed to withdraw immediately.”

Williamson: “The University of California system and the Teamsters Local 2010 added seems intent on holding Cara and Jenée in the union against their will. You have both enter multiple requests, as the Janus-judgment deducted but still the fees from your paycheck.”

Mark Janus on Supreme court blow for unions

To pay Supreme Court rules 5-4 that the government will not be forced the workers Union dues.

LJC eight cases filed in five States-California, Hawaii, Illinois, New Mexico, and Pennsylvania — in the name of workers to opt out of union fees, which in the course of the Janus decision. All of them are in progress.


According to the latest complaint, Misraje, a similar experience had, as O ‘ Callaghan, and was finally told that they are from the payroll of the deduction only by a written communication in a narrow “time window”, the time was signed to coincide with the anniversary of your agreement with the Union.

Experts have said that Janus could end up costing the unions hundreds of millions of dollars in California alone. The country’s largest trade Union, the 3-million-member National Education Association, announced that it will cut almost $ 40 million from its budget, according to Janus, fears, to lose there would be hundreds of thousands of members.

“We see great problems in the entire country,” Diana Rickert, Vice-President of the LJC, said on Fox News months after the Supreme court decision. “There is almost no government in America, in complete accordance with the Janus-judgment.”

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