by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 01, 2019

$5 Million Summer Union Opt Out Push

One year after the Supreme Court ruled in the Janus v AFSCME decision, public employee unions’ membership has stayed strong. Some unions, like the Teamsters, actually have more members then...

by Brian Young | on Jun 07, 2019

Oregon Passes Bill to Battle Janus

Following the Janus v AFSCME Supreme Court decision many free bargaining states were left wondering what they could do to protect union members in the state. In some states like New York and New...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2019

Mueller Gave us a Gift, Texas AFL-CIO fights 1099's

Calm down with Mueller's Report, forget Barr because justice has not been served just yet. We get the Texas AFL-CIO on the phone about how the Silicon Valley is trying to push around the Lone...

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...

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