February 22, 2018 / 10:23 PM / 4 months ago

6th Circuit says workers can't sue under union dues law

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said a federal law that makes it a crime to deduct union dues from workers’ paychecks without their permission does not create a private right of action for employees.

A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of a lawsuit by two former supermarket employees in Michigan who said that a United Food and Commercial Workers local violated the Labor Management Relations Act by continuing to take dues after they tried to revoke authorization.

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