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What City Leaders Should Know about the Supreme Court’s Union Ruling

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court held 5-4 in Janus v. AFSCME that state statutes allowing public sector employers and unions to agree that employees who don’t join the union must still pay their “fair share” of collective bargaining costs violate the First Amendment. The court also held that employees must “affirmatively consent” to join the

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Why Justice Gorsuch Stayed Silent On Union Dues

If there ever was a case where the vote of only one justice is likely to matter, Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is it. All attention was focused on Justice Gorsuch this morning as the Supreme Court held oral argument in this case. And he was…silent. In Janus v. AFSCME, the

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