Should workers have to pay union dues? Supreme Court will hear case today

The Boston Globe gives a roundup of argument in the Janus v. AFSCME forced union dues case before the Supreme Court.

Opponents of mandatory fees, however, say the law forces workers to fund groups that back political candidates and causes they oppose.

‘‘I think workers should have the opportunity to go to work and provide a public service without having to fund an organization they don’t agree with,’’ said Trey Kovacs, a policy analyst at the right-leaning Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Washington think tank.

Read the full article here.