December 6, 2023

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Janus v. AFSCME

Arkansas teachers freed from compulsory union membership; what about Kansas?

Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders recently signed into law the “Teacher Paycheck Protection” bill removing union membership as a condition of…

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Oregon teachers quit union, Kansas teachers need legislative relief

Oregon school districts added about 2,100 teachers in the last school year, but union membership in the Oregon Education Association…

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Janus bills clear committee, head to full House, Senate

A pair of bills that would bring the State of Kansas into compliance with the United States Supreme Court’s 2018…

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Janus legislation allows public employees to leave unions at any time

The Kansas Legislature is considering bills that will bring the rights of public employees in line with a recent U.S.…

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Onerous processes to sever union membership remain 1 year after ‘Janus’ decision

In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, many public union members may still find…

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Mark Janus testifies in support of Kansas public employees

When Mark Janus began work as a child support specialist for the state of Illinois, no one ever asked him…

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Bill sponsors still hard to find despite rule changes

HB 2175, sponsored by the House Committee on Commerce, Labor and Economic Development, would impose a monthly fee on any…

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KNEA Bummed, US Supremes Rule Against Mandatory Dues

In a major blow to teachers unions in particular, the KNEA especially, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that charging government…

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