Related to: Union Dues

Janus v AFSCME

U.S. Supreme Court Decides Janus v. AFSCME Agency Fee Case

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in Janus v. American Federation, et al., concluding that public sector employees cannot be required to pay so-called “fair share” union fees. This decision is likely to cause a significant decrease in union revenue and may result in further decline of union membership. The petitioner in…

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NLRB Overturns 50 Years of Settled Law on Dues Checkoff

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) recently issued a significant decision that overturned 50 years of settled law regarding an employer’s duty to honor a union dues checkoff provision contained in a collective bargaining agreement after that agreement has expired. In WKYC-TV Inc., 359 NLRB No. 30 (12/12/12), the Board overturned Bethlehem Steel,…

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