TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Amelia Ferrell Knisely on Jan 12, 2016

The Memphis Shelby County Education Association, a local teacher union, is suing Shelby County Schools for continuing to collect dues out of teachers’ paychecks for the Tennessee Education Association, although SCS disaffiliated with the TEA last year. A chancery court judge ruled Monday that Shelby County schools can continue to collect dues out of its teachers’ paychecks during the lawsuit. SCS attorney Rodney Moore said no money collected from about 4,2000 employees has been transferred to TEA. "My complaint says they stole this money from these people," said Keith Williams, MSCEA executive director. Read more from The Commerical Appeal.