by Guest Post | on Mar 27, 2019

Janus Makes Big Dent in Public Employee Union Numbers

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) submitted its annual LM-2 filing with the Department of Labor, which requires all unions to report the number of members and...

by Joseph Romano | on Mar 08, 2019

Unions are Stronger than Ever in a Post-Janus Era

Prior to the Supreme Court ruling last summer in the Janus v. ASCFME case, experts predicted that a ruling against unions would result in a significant drop...

by Brian Young | on Mar 05, 2019

College Professor Sues for Union Back Dues

Nearly a year after the Janus case was heard by the Supreme Court, anti-union forces are continuing to try and destroy public sector unions. After membership numbers held strong in the immediate...

by Guest Post | on Nov 13, 2018

Constant Organizing Protects IBEW from Janus

This post was originally written by the IBEW Media Center. From union-bashing flyers to deceptive emails, targeted ads on social media, intrusive phone calls and even unwelcome visitors at the...

by Press and Media | on Nov 02, 2018

Losses Due to Janus are Low

Politico is reporting that Teacher's Unions around the country are saying that not only are they not losing members from Janus, but teachers are fired up and helping out more on this year's...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 03, 2018

Janus Opt-Out Law in Trouble in New Jersey

Readers of UCOMM Blog already know that far-right, conservative groups have been reaching out to union members following the Janus decision to encourage them to opt-out of their union. Many unions...

by Brian Young | on Sep 26, 2018

NYS Comptroller Candidate: My Favorite Case is Janus

With an election coming up in just a few weeks, everyone from state assembly members to the Governor are running for election. In New York, getting the union vote is an important endorsement. Not...

by Brian Young | on Sep 24, 2018

Janus Decision Opens the Door for Workers to Sue their Union

Since the Janus decision, UCOMM Blog has been reporting on a number of ways that conservative, anti-union groups have been trying to destroy unions. Some include knocking on union members doors,...

by Brian Young | on Sep 18, 2018

Union Membership in New Jersey Holds Strong

Nearly 3 months after the Janus v AFSCME decision, unions are beginning to asses the fallout. While many thought the ruling would be catastrophic for public sector unions, some in New Jersey are...

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2018

Collective Bargaining Under Attack in Federal Court

Following the Janus decision, anti-union groups are figuring out the next round of cases to file to weaken public sector unions. In Minnesota, they have filed a case challenging a union's...

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