FL’s Largest Teachers Union Sues DeSantis For Barring Automatic Dues Deductions

  • The last place a politician usually wants to stand is between teacher union officials and teachers’ union dues. But Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis seems to relish the conflict.
  • The state’s largest teachers union is suing DeSantis over a new state law that bans the union from automatically deducting union dues from paychecks.
  • The new “Employee Organizations Representing Public Employees” was signed into law on Tuesday. By Wednesday, the Florida Education Association and its affiliates had sued the governor.
  • The unions bosses’ fear is that if the money isn’t automatically deducted, teachers will opt not to pay dues.
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