Last week the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Janus v. AFCSME. It held that requiring public sector employees to pay fair share fees to unions violates the First Amendment. A fair share fee (sometimes called an agency fee) is a fee that non-union members must pay to the union to cover the
Another Attempt to Control Rising Pension Costs in Pennsylvania Thwarted
By Jen Will on
Posted in Labor & Employment
In City of Allentown, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered the City to implement an interest arbitration award which contained (among modifications to wages, sick leave, vacation, pension and overtime) a minimum staffing requirement of 25 firefighters per shift.
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