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Will Millennials Save Unions?

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Mike Antonucci predicts it will be a difficult conjuring trick for unions if the Supreme Court upholds Janus v. AFSCME, even with Millennials’ generally favorable attitude towards unions . Observers see both crisis and opportunity in the new generation of workers. Some note that millennials tend to support group effort, are more politically liberal, and have…(Read More)

California Here Janus Comes

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While many union officials have taken a serious look at the freedom the Janus decision could make, California union officials seem to be welcoming the challenge.  Dean Kuipers, Capital and Main, has the story in ibitimes.com. Joshua Pechthalt, president of the California Federation of Teachers (CFT), said his union and others in the state…(Read More)

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It Bears Repeating.  Kaye Hardiman, in the Washington Examiner Red Alert, comments further on teachers supporting causes they do not believe in with forced dues, and the possible impact of the Janus v. AFSCME case. A case currently before the Supreme Court has the potential to substantially weaken public sector unions, most of whom vehemently…(Read More)