Five educators sued the California Teachers Association Monday for mandatory collection of dues.
The teachers are represented by San Francisco lawyer Harmeet Dhillon and conservative think tank Freedom Foundation in Washington state, The Associated Press reported.
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“These dues are a negative financial impact to a lot of teachers who live in the Bay Area where there is a high cost of living,” Fremont Unified School District teacher and plaintiff Bethany Mendez said, according to the AP.
“This is just another lawsuit from the Freedom Foundation to continue the attack on public education and public employees,” CTA spokeswoman Claudia Briggs said in a statement.
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The Supreme Court ruled in June 2018 that public sector employees cannot be forced to pay labor union dues unless they sign up to be part of...