WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 1 agreed to hear the appeal of a case regarding whether a state may, under federal law, require personal care providers pay fees to a union to represent their interests to the state (Pamela Harris, et al. v. Pat Quinn, Governor of Illinois, et al., No. 11-681, U.S. Sup.; 2013 U.S. LEXIS 5135).