If passed by voters Tuesday, it would change the way unions collect money from members.
The Supreme Court’s Janus decision only applies to public-sector unions, barring them from compelling nonunion members to pay agency fees that are meant to cover the costs of collective bargaining and other union services. But some powerful private-sector unions — including the Teamsters, Service Employees International Union and the United Auto Workers — have organized a lot […]
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 […]
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.
In the South, where people are “ashamed to tell their neighbors that they are in a union,” one labor organization is turning things around.
It has to do with money, power and influence.
Right to work bars unions from requiring workers to pay dues as a condition of employment.