What Janus v. AFSCME Could Mean for Public-Sector Unions

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Hundreds of union members held a rally outside of San Francisco City Hall on February 26, 2018 as the US Supreme Court began to hear oral arguments in the Janus V. AFSCME case.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on Janus vs. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, a case which will likely have broad implications for labor unions in California and across the country. At issue is whether public-sector unions can compel non-union members to pay so-called “fair share” union fees. Forum takes up the issue.

Ken Jacobs,
chair, UC Berkeley Labor Center
Rory Little, professor, UC Hastings College of the Law