UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION – In General; Prima Facie Case
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800.01000 – In General; Prima Facie Case
Breach of the duty of fair representation has been stated where it is alleged that exclusive representative knowingly misrepresented a fact in order to secure from its constituents their ratification of a contract. No prima facie case where alleged misrepresentation was a statement of law indicating a nonmember's obligation to pay an agency fee; dismissal letter, p. 2.