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Jun 28, 2018

Supreme Court Decision Impacting Local Public Sector Unions

Yesterday, we wrote about the decision issued by the U.S. Supreme Court in Janus v. AFSCME, which addressed “fair share” or “agency” fees that public-sector employees who are not union members must pay to the union representing them for collective bargaining purposes. » Read More

Nov 18, 2016

Texas Judge Invalidates Persuader Rule     

As you may recall, a few months ago we talked about the Department of Labor’s controversial “persuader” rule.  The rule would have required labor relations consultants and attorneys who advise businesses on union-related issues to reveal all of the financial details of those arrangements, even if those consultants and attorneys did not actually interact with workers or publicly advocate in the workplace. » Read More

Apr 12, 2016

Deadlocked Supreme Court Saves Public Union Agency Fees

As you know, we wrote last week about the gains that the union-led “Fight for $15” campaign has made recently.  The increase in the minimum wage, however, is not the only good news that public sector unions have had to celebrate as of late. » Read More

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