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Chamber of Commerce v. Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General of California (docket #: 06-939) (2008)  [Findlaw]

Argument Date 03/19/2008
Decided 06/19/2008
Supreme Court Vote 7-2
Supreme Court Ruling Reversed and remanded. The California law in this area is pre-empted by the federal law of the NLRA.
 
IssueWhether a California law that prohibits employers from using money they receive from the state to oppose or support unionization efforts is preempted by federal labor laws.
Majority Opinion Stevens, J.
Dissenting Opinion Breyer, J. (joined by Ginsburg, J.)
Lower Court 9th Circuit
Oral Arguments transcript
Opinion - Lower Court
Chamber of Commerce of the United States v. Lockyer (9th Cir., 2007)

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AP, "High court questions Calif. law on union organizing"

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