California files 50th suit against Trump administration, this time disputing union dues policy

California files 50th suit against Trump administration, this time disputing union dues policy

California filed its 50th lawsuit against the Trump administration on Monday, challenging a new federal rule that the state argues interferes with the ability to deduct union dues from the paychecks of workers in a government program that helps the elderly and disabled in their homes.

State Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said the new rule applies to California’s 500,000 workers in the state’s In-Home Supportive Services program who provide homebound clients with services such as bathing, feeding, house cleaning and administering medications.

Many workers are represented by the Service Employees International Union.

Read the full article online at the LAtimes.com.

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May 14th, 2019