The CT Mirror says SCOTUS decision "resonates loudly" in Connecticut
"The ruling in Janus. v. AFSCME, Council 31 allows non-union government workers to stop paying agency fees, reversing a 41-year-old precedent set in another case, Abood v. Detroit Board of Education. Abood allowed government workers to opt out of the unions and decline to contribute to union political funds, but they still could be assessed for a share of the costs incurred during collective bargaining.
Unclear Wednesday was the degree to which the decision would cost unions revenue beyond the lost agency fees in Connecticut, a state with the highest per-capita union membership in New England and one of the five highest in the U.S."
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