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Supreme Court to Hear Ag Union Case

Dan Citrus, Labor and Immigration

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The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a challenge to a California law that allows employee unions to trespass on private property. California law requires agriculture producers to open their property and businesses to union activists. Pacific Legal Foundation attorneys, who represent the companies filing the suit, claim that unauthorized union activities disrupt business operations and take property without compensation.

According to a press release issued by the Pacific Legal Foundation, early one morning in 2015, hundreds of workers at Cedar Point Nursery were startled when union activists came into their place of business, yelling into bullhorns and demanding that the workers join the union. Mike Fahner, owner of Cedar Point, decided to challenge that state law that forced him to host the union’s activities.

Citrus and grape grower Fowler Packing Co., located in Fresno County, joined the suit after the company refused union organizers access to …..

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