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Pennsylvania musician challenges union mandates in petition to Supreme Court

Originally published at the Washington Examiner

Union operatives and their allies in government should not be permitted to rewrite state law to the point where they can coerce their political agenda onto public employees. A Pennsylvania musician is arguing as much in a case that could come before the United States Supreme Court.

As a nonprofit that receives significant public funding, the Allentown Symphony Association qualifies as a public employer for the purposes of collective bargaining under
Pennsylvania state law, claims Glen Wilkofsky, a principal timpanist for the orchestra, in his petition to the high court.

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