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News Alert - July 2018

Janus v. AFSCME: Then, Now, and the Future of Public Sector Labor Law

In the aftermath of the June 27 United States Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME, public sector labor unions are facing a significant transition. Labor union leaders and counsel have been reviewing the decision and constructing a path forward. Willig, Williams & Davidson labor attorney Lauren Hoye looks back at where public sector labor unions were before Janus, how Janus changes the landscape for public sector labor unions, and what we have seen in the three weeks since Janus was decided – which may be different from what many anticipated.

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