What's more, the judge did not rule on dues deductions for unions that he earlier found the state improperly decertified. The state's largest unions were decertified, and the ruling - at least for now - will make it harder for them to get money from dues....
May 18, 2012
"State unions were dealt a setback Friday when a federal judge said they would have to get their members to opt in..."
"... rather than opt out, to having the state deduct union dues from their paychecks."