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Union Spending: Out Of Sync With Member Needs?

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The Supreme Court recently decided that public employees don’t have to pay “agency fees” which are mandatory partial union dues for non-union employees, ostensibly to defray collective bargaining expenses. The unions, of course, cried foul because this decision will cost them millions of dollars, decrease union spending and eventually millions of union members. Why pay […]

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Arbitration Agreements and Unions: A Volatile Relationship

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The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision concerning the right of employers to include mandatory arbitration agreements in contracts. An arbitration clause states that an employee agrees to not pursue legal action, individually or collectively, against an employer in court when protesting job-related issues like wrongful termination or wages. Instead, the employee agrees to […]

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Janus vs. AFSCME: What the SCOTUS Decision Means

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Employers Beware: Unions Down but Not Out with Supreme Court Decision in Janus vs. AFSCME At last! Forced agency fees paid by federal employees were dealt a death blow by the U.S. Supreme Court with a recent decision. In a decision announced the morning of June 27, 2018 in the case of Janus vs. AFSCME, […]

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