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
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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