Janus v. AFSCME

There are huge implications for New York State in the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, which will end compulsory collection of agency fees from public employees who choose not to join a government union.

The Empire Center for Public Policy has extensively documented and analyzed the Janus case from a New York perspective. Check out our research here.

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