AOI v. Avakian

Date: August 11, 2011

U.S. District Court for Oregon

Oregon SB 519 directly prohibits employers from holding mandatory workplace meetings in private businesses to discuss the effects of unionization on their business. NFIB argued that this violates business owners First Amendment right to speak with their employees about the effects of unionization.

Status:  DECIDED.  Amicus brief filed 4/1/10.  Court granted state‚Äôs motion to dismiss the complaint 5/7/10.

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