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The Beginning of the End for Public Sector Unions? U.S. Supreme Court Bans Mandatory Union Fees

By:  Alex Lee   The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent 5-4 decision on June 27, 2018 in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, was a landmark decision finding that laws requiring non-union member public-sector employees to pay … Continue reading

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It’s All Political: Janus v. AFSCME and Union’s Future

On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al., as one of the final opinions in a tumultuous end of term.  Notwithstanding Justice Anthony Kennedy’s … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Deals Major Blow to Unions by Rejecting Mandatory Fees

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Supreme Court Holds Public Unions May Not Charge Non-Members Fees.

The United States Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) makes clear that agency fee agreements in the public sector are unconstitutional under the First Amendment. Although Janus dealt with government employees, … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Deals Huge Blow to Government Unions

Steven Gutierrez By Steve Gutierrez In a 5-to-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that government employees who choose not to join a union cannot be forced to pay agency fees to the union. In so ruling, the Court overturns … Continue reading

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