Are Marketing Orders and Checkoffs in Legal Trouble Again?

John M. Crespi

from ARE Update Vol. 21, No. 6, Jul/Aug, 2018

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Abstract

A recent Supreme Court ruling against fees collected by public employee unions from non-union members may lead to litigation of commodity checkoff program assessments. Marketing boards that considered this issue settled long ago should look closely at the similarities between this case and decades-old cases involving generic advertising.

Keywords

Generic advertising, marketing orders, checkoffs, legal issues

Citation

John M. Crespi. "Are Marketing Orders and Checkoffs in Legal Trouble Again?" ARE Update 21(6)(2018):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2018/21/6/are-marketing-orders-and-checkoffs-in-legal-troubl/