Bloomberg Law
Dec. 13, 2017, 8:06 PM

Police Union Loyal to Trump Despite DOJ Opposition to Union Fees

Bloomberg Law - Staff Reports

The largest police union in the country isn’t letting the government’s opposition to public union fees sway its loyalty to the Trump administration, even after the Justice Department asked the U.S. Supreme Court to ban public sector unions from collecting mandatory fees from nonmembers.

The Fraternal Order of Police opposes the Department of Justice’s view and plans to file a brief supporting the public sector union in the case, the union president told Bloomberg Law. However, FOP President Chuck Canterbury said he remains optimistic about the union’s relationship with this administration.

“We are a multi faceted organization and one issue ...

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