The Reality of Janus

Larry Sand gets right to the point about the Janus v. AFSCME decision with the facts on the californiapolicycenter.org.

The hysterical reaction to the recent Supreme Court decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case, which frees public employees in 22 states from having to pay any money to a union as a condition of employment, has Chicken Little nodding in solidarity. As reported by Mike Antonucci, just a sampling of the overwrought and downright loopy headlines read “A Future Without Unions Is a Terrifying Dystopia,” “The assassination of the American union,” and “Are Unions Facing the Eve of Destruction?

No, no, no, no and no. One more time – the lawsuit was simply about voluntary union association.