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Ysura v. Pocatello Education Association (U.S. 2009)

Articles Discussing Case:

Supreme Court Rules That States May Prohibit Dues Deductions For Unions' Political Activities.

Fisher Phillips • February 24, 2009
On February 24, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of the state of Idaho, which has a right-to-work law generally permitting payroll deductions for union dues, to prohibit such deductions for union political activities. This decision underscores the rights of states to separate the operation of government from partisan politics, even in the context of local governments having public-union labor contracts with dues check-off provisions.