Illinois Federal Judge: Fair-Share Union Fee Class Is Too Broad
(June 16, 2016, 9:20 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on June 7 denied certification of a personal assistant class seeking refunds for the “fair-share” fees they paid to a union in a suit on remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, finding that the class definition is too broad (Theresa Riffey, et al. v. Governor Bruce Rauner, et al., No. 10-2477, N.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74087).
(Opinion available. Document #43-160617-014Z.)
Theresa Riffey, Susan Watts and Stephanie Yencer-Price are personal assistants who provide in-home care for people through the...