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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 25, 2018

Trolling the Union Busters

Since the Janus decision, public employees across the country have been getting emails, door knocks, phone calls and direct mail from billionaire backed groups telling them to opt out of their union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 24, 2018

Mitchell: The Mad Man Training Trump to Destroy Unions

Once again Trump has proven that his goal is to destroy unions. The billionaire, who has said that he will sign a national right to work law and is waging an open war with federal workers and their...

by Guest Post | on Jul 24, 2018

Janus Co-Worker: He Would Have Been Outsourced Years Ago

Yesterday, UCOMM Blog brought you the news that Mark Janus, the plaintiff in the Janus v AFSCME case had decided to leave his job working as a social worker for the state of Illinois to take a...

by Brian Young | on Jul 23, 2018

Mark Janus Quits Job to Lower Public Employees Wages

It was just a few weeks ago that Mark Janus won the right to stop paying agency fees and to get the benefits of a collective bargaining agreement for free. The decision, Janus v AFSCME, brought right...

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