No. 87-1700.

881 F.2d 1388 (1989)

James P. LEHNERT, Elmer S. Junker, James Lindsey, Sam C. Peticolas, John R. Schauble, and Theodore D. Speerman, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. The FERRIS FACULTY ASSOCIATION, Michigan Education Association, and National Education Association of the United States, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided August 14, 1989.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Steven L. Dykema, Mika, Meyers, Beckett & Jones, Grand Rapids, Mich., Robert H. Chanin, Bruce R. Lerner, Bredhoff & Kaiser, Washington, D.C., Arthur R. Przybylowicz, Okemos, Mich., for defendants-appellees.

Sam F. Massie, Jr., Allaben, Massie, Vander Weyden and Timmer, Grand Rapids, Mich., Raymond J. LaJeunesse (argued), Milton A. Chappell, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Springfield, Va., for plaintiffs-appellants.

Before MERRITT, MARTIN, and MILBURN, Circuit Judges.

BOYCE F. MARTIN, Jr., Circuit Judge.

The plaintiffs, six faculty members at Ferris State College, appeal the judgment of the district court in this § 1983 civil rights action, claiming that the collection and use of service fees as an agency shop violated their rights under the first and fourteenth amendments. We affirm the judgment of the district court.


Since 1975, the Ferris Faculty Association, an affiliate of the Michigan Education Association...

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