Janus in the news

Updated: July 9, 2018
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PSC members and hundreds of other NYC trade unionists marched in a UNION STRONG rally in Foley Square in Manhattan on June 27 in defiance of the Janus decision, announced earlier that day.

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PSC Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME

"The Janus decision is not about the First Amendment. It is about consolidating wealth, power and even health in the hands of the few while imposing permanent economic austerity on everyone else. The majority decision helps to advance an agenda that has been planned and lavishly funded by billionaires and far-right organizations. Its goal is to undo every gain made by workers, people of color, immigrants, women, the middle class and the poor during the last half-century."

-President Barbara Bowen
Professional Staff Congress (PSC/CUNY) | AFT #2334

Read the full statement.

Janus v. AFSCME documents:

Media Articles and Analysis of the 6/27/18 Janus Decision:

  • Labor’s Choice After Janus, Jacobin. The Supreme Court Janus decision is a devastating defeat for labor. Public-sector unions now have two choices: continued decline, or a reversion to the kind of militant collective action of the movement’s early years.

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