President of NAACP on Janus decision: "Civil rights and workers rights are inextricably linked"

Jun 29, 2018
The Supreme Court's decision in Janus v. AFSCME disproportionately impacts public sector African-American workers.
Union activists and supporters rally against the Supreme Court's ruling in the Janus v. AFSCME case, in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan, June 27, 2018 in New York City.
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States may need to rewrite contracts and laws in the wake of Supreme Court’s Janus ruling

Jun 27, 2018
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 with public-sector unions. Losing those agency fees will be a big financial hit for some […]

Supreme Court deals big setback to labor unions

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.
Union members held signs during a rally outside of San Francisco City Hall on Feb. 26 in San Francisco, California, as the U.S. Supreme Court began to hear oral arguments in the Janus V. AFSCME case.
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Unions brace for Supreme Court Janus decision

Jun 25, 2018
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.
A view of the Supreme Court at dusk in Washington, D.C.
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Government unions face a big court challenge

Feb 23, 2018
The decision could mean a lot less money for unions that represent state and local workers.
Wendy Smith, president of AFSCME Local 558. 
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