Janus Wants Round Two at the Supreme Court on Union Fees

March 9, 2020, 9:36 PM

A former Illinois government worker asked the U.S. Supreme Court to force a union to refund the money he paid in mandatory fees prior to the high court’s landmark case, saying such fees are unconstitutional.

Mark Janus is challenging a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit that an affiliate of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees relied on existing law in good faith when it required Janus and other nonmembers to pay fees to cover nonpolitical expenses.

“The Supreme Court agreed that the union taking money from nonmembers was wrong but the ...

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