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Could This Be The End of Forced Union Dues in the Public-Sector?

By UnionProof

There is great angst among unions over the Supreme Court case of Janus v. AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31) to be decided in 2018. Case 16-466 addresses whether unions representing public employees can force non-union employees to pay compulsory “agency fees.” The agency fees ostensibly go into the union […]


Insider SHORT: Top 10 Things Overheard At the Fall CUE Conference

By UnionProof

“CUE is the only place you can go to network and learn exclusively about positive employee relations and labor relations. The people are incredible. It’s a “can’t miss” meeting.” -CUE member, on the recent CUE survey 10) Those “Ask the Experts” dudes & dudettes, Nick Kalm (CCAC) , Tammie Rattray (LLAC) , Mark Stubley (LLAC) […]


Why Unions are Not the Answer to Lack of Diversity in Industries

By UnionProof

Unions continue to struggle to stop their ebbing membership, down another .4 percent year-over-year in 2016. The current strategy is embracing modern business challenges and presenting unionization as the solution. The most recent claim is that forming “tech labor unions” in the technology industry is the answer to persistently low diversity numbers. The truth is […]

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