An employee of Inver Hills Community College is suing the AFSCME state employees union, alleging they violated a recent U-S Supreme Court ruling that workers don’t have to pay dues in unionized workplaces. Attorney Daniel Suhr says his client signed a membership card, but…

“She was pressured and she was rushed and she wasn’t given that sort of basic information that she needed in order to make an informed choice about how to exercise her rights.”

AFSCME Council 5 is not commenting on the lawsuit. The state college and university system is also named as a defendant. Officials there say “Minnesota State is following practices and policies as outlined in current law and meeting its obligations to employees and to AFSCME.”