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US Supreme Court takes up constitutionality of special union fees

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appear poised to issue a split decision in a case considering what notice non-union state workers must receive before being assessed a special fee that will fund political efforts. But a preliminary issue may keep the Court from even reaching the merits of the case.

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US Chamber defers decision on recess appointment lawsuit

The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said the organization would take a wait-and-see approach in deciding whether to file a legal challenge over President Barack Obama’s recess appointments to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the National Labor Relations Board, but added that a lawsuit could be forthcoming depending on the agencies’ actions.

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