New York Post-Janus?

Ken Girardin takes a compelling look at how public sector employees would fare if Janus is decided in favor of the plaintiff in a new report from The Empire Center for Public Policy. New York is a Model 1 state, with mandatory, monopoly, and compulsory exclusive bargaining.  Agency shop clauses are automatically inserted into every school district contract in the state, so a teacher must either join the exclusive representative union in his or her district, or automatically become an agency fee payor.

Government unions in New York together constitute a major industry in their own right, annually collecting at least $862 million in dues and fees from more than 1 million employees.

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