NEWS | Teacher Sues UTLA, LAUSD Over Union Dues Being Deducted From Her Paychecks

The Los Angeles teachers union and school district are being sued by a teacher who claims union dues are being deducted from her paychecks in violation of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Irene Seager seeks class-action status for the lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court against United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District. She was identified by the Los Angeles Daily News as a teacher at Porter Ranch Community School.

Negotiators reached a contract agreement the same day that resulted in the end of a teacher strike, with educators heading back to classes Wednesday.

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