SCOTUS rules in favor of Janus in Janus v. AFSCME

By |2018-07-06T19:00:29+00:00July 6th, 2018|Justice System, Media, Supreme Court, Union News|

On June 27th, after months of deliberation, The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Mark Janus in Janus v. AFSCME. The decision, which overturns the 1977 precedent set by Abood v. Detroit B.O.E., states that the fair-share fees once paid by non-union employees are a violation of their First Amendment rights. The case [...]

Legislative bills to cushion potential Janus ruling

By |2018-04-30T13:42:23+00:00April 27th, 2018|Media, State Budget, Supreme Court, Union News|

The 2019 NYS Fiscal Budget was completed two days before its April 1st deadline. While $1 million was allocated to investigate wage theft, new legislation introduced into the budget to soften the blow that the Supreme Court case Janus vs. AFSCME ruling could have. The budget that was allocated to investigate wage theft is part [...]

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