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• U.S. Supreme Court rules against unions in Janus v AFSCME – June 27, 2018
Janus —What You Need to Know
• Newly Hired PEF Membership Card
Updated Existing Membership Card
• Union vs. Janus Checklist
• 5 things you should know about the anti-worker Janus case before the U.S. Supreme Court
• ABOOD v. DETROIT BOARD OF EDUCATION, (1977)
• Unions will face a tough challenge when the Supreme Court says ‘yes!’ to freeloaders
• Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs a new state law April 12 in Manhattan flanked by PEF President Wayne Spence and state AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento and other labor leaders and activists.

The law gives public employees a strong incentive to continue paying dues, even if the U.S. Supreme Court rules later this spring on the Janus v. AFSCME case that agency-shop fees are illegal. See news links below:
• Bill Increases Access to and Protects Union Membership in New York State
• Read The Chief Leader article
• NY State of Politics
• AM New York
• Democrat & Chronicle

valueoftheunionheaderThe Value of The Union (True stories of members)

Keep up with the latest news:
Oral Arguments:

https://www.c-span.org/video/?439373-1/janus-v-american-federation-state-county-municipal-employees-council-31-oral-argument&start=1272

• https://www.supremecourt.gov/oral_arguments/argument_transcripts/2017/16-1466_gebh.pdf

PowerPoint:
Please see the attached PowerPoint presentation that was presented to the March 2018 PEF Executive Board by Karla Hernandez-Mats, President of United Teachers of Dade County, Miami, Florida.

Articles:

• Public Servants Are Losing Their Foothold in the Middle Class

• https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/swing-vote-gorsuch-silent-during-case-that-could-crush-public-sector-unions_us_5a944b3be4b01f65f598ff12

• https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/26/politics/unions-supreme-court/index.html

• http://www.governing.com/topics/workforce/gov-scotus-supreme-court-public-sector-union-dues.html?utm_term=Supreme%20Court%20Justices%20Clash%2C%20Again%2C%20on%20Public%20Union%20Fees&utm_campaign=Months%20Late%2C%20Trump%20Changes%20Family%20Planning%20Program%27s%20Priorities&utm_content=email&utm_source=Act-On+Software&utm_medium=email

The Janus Stakes — How a coming Supreme Court ruling could affect New York’s government unions

 

 


Rise Up, Be Union, SEIU

 


• Louisiana teacher handcuffed, arrested after bringing up brass salary at school board meeting. Louisiana is a Right to Work State.

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