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Another State Follows Alaska’s Lead on Opt-In Janus Rights
A growing number of states are following Alaska’s lead in enforcing the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus decision. Michigan is the latest state to do so. Thanks to the Michigan Civil Service Commission, […]
Janus v. AFSCME Anniversary: Restoring Government Workers’ First Amendment Rights
On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down an historic decision that guarantees and protects the First Amendment rights of government workers across the country. The Janus v. American Federation of State, […]
Indiana Follows Alaska to Protect Government Workers’ Rights
Another state is now following Alaska’s lead and bringing in a little more freedom to government workers. The attorney general of Indiana issued an advisory opinion on June 17 which stated that the […]
Texas Following in Alaska’s Footsteps
There is good news for government employees in one more state! Where Alaska led the way last fall, it seems that Texas is now following suit. By way of background: thanks to the […]
Press Release: Alaska Workers Sue State, Union After Being Forced to Pay Union Dues
Click here to open the press release as a PDF in a new tab. Contact: Melodie Wilterdink, (410) 725-9079, Melodie@AlaskaPolicyForum.org Contact: Kristen Williamson, (773) 809-4403, Media@LibertyJusticeCenter.org For Immediate Release March 12, 2020 ALASKA […]
Creed v. ASEA — Two Alaska Workers Sue the State and ASEA over Forced Union Dues Payment
On March 12, 2020, two Alaska state employees filed a lawsuit against the state and the Alaska State Employee Association for forcing them to pay union dues against their will. In fall 2019, […]
Trouble Leaving Your Union? We Can Help.
The Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME means government workers cannot be required to turn over their pay to a union as a condition of working in public service. Public employees are […]