The Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME disproportionately impacts public sector African-American workers.
How might states be affected by overturning the established precedent allowing public-sector unions to collect fees from nonunion members? In places where the so-called agency fees have been allowed, state officials will have to rewrite the law and revise contracts…
The justices are scrapping a decision that had allowed states to require that public employees pay some fees to unions that represent them, even if the workers choose not to join.
Organized labor in Nevada is holding its own, in spite of right-to-work rules that ban charging fees to nonunion members — something the Janus case might lead to for public-sector unions nationwide.
The decision could mean a lot less money for unions that represent state and local workers.