Religious Accomodation and Union Dues:

Must a union make a reasonable accommodation for a union member who has a religious objection to paying union dues? And what sort of accommodation would suffice? These issues are addressed in an interesting opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit this morning, Reed v. International Union. Judge Batchelder delivered the opinion for the court, affirming summary judgment for the union. Judge Guy wrote a separate opinion concurring in the judgment. Judge McKeague dissented.