Public-Employee Union Fees, Water Wars Are Key in High Court Rulings

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Janus v. AFSCME decision could affect industry professionals represented by labor groups in 22 states.

August 20, 2018
Jeff Yoders, Pam Radtke Russell, JT Long, and Debra K. Rubin - Engineering News-Record

Two U.S. Supreme Court rulings on June 27 that wrapped the court’s current case calendar addressed labor relations and water rights issues with construction sector impact. Its 5-4 decision in Janus v. AFSCME that public-sector employees can’t be forced to pay “fair-share fees” to unions could affect industry professionals represented by labor groups in 22 states.

Reprinted courtesy of ENR journalists Jeff Yoders, Pam Radtke Russell, JT Long and Debra K. Rubin
Mr. Yoders may be contacted at yodersj@enr.com
Ms. Russell may be contacted at Russellp@bnpmedia.com
Ms. Debra may be contacted at rubind@enr.com



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