Posts categorized under Legal News

Jun 16 2017

Will Fair Share Fees Survive

Will fair share fees survive? Since at least 1977, it has been legal for public employee unions to collect fair share fees from non-members to support the collective bargaining operations of the unions. As stated in Abood v. Detroit Bd. of Ed. 431 U. S. 209 (1977): “Insofar as the service charges are used to […]

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Apr 12 2017

Firefighters Presumptive Cancer

Cancer all too often has been a consequence of firefighters’ exposure to the hazardous and dangerous chemicals encountered in their jobs. But having that cancer recognized as being job related and being compensated for it has not been easy. That may change, as the State of Ohio has enacted a cancer presumption law, providing that […]

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