By: Ashley K. Laken, Esq.

On November 22, 2013, a group of home-care providers for Medicaid recipients in Illinois filed their brief in Harris v. Quinn (No. 11-681) in which they urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its precedent allowing union fair share fees to be imposed on public employees.

The Supreme Court

By: Marc R. Jacobs, Esq.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently upheld a joint arbitration committee’s (“JAC”) decision finding that a business’s “double-breasting” arrangement violated a collective bargaining agreement. The decision provides two important reminders — one procedural and the other substantive. 

But let’s begin with a couple of the

By Ashley S. Kircher

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday invited the Solicitor General to file an amicus brief expressing the government’s views on whether a state can compel personal care workers to pay fair share fees to a union for representing their interests before state agencies. The Seventh Circuit recently answered this question in