Tag: janus

The PRO Act Is Anti-worker

By Erica Jedynak – For the past several decades, we’ve seen workers across the nation see more choice, thanks to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME decision reaffirming First Amendment rights and passage of right-to-work laws in 27 states. These developments protect Read More

Three N.J. public employees sue to challenge Murphy’s sinister “Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act”

MIDLAND, MI — The next chapter in the Janus v. AFSCME saga is kicking off right here in New Jersey. On Friday, the Michigan-based Mackinac Center Legal Foundation announced that it had filed three individual lawsuits on behalf of New Read More

Another reason why voting matters: NEA loses 87k fee payers post-Janus

By Matt Rooney _ As if you need another reason to vote for Bob Hugin and Republicans today, Save Jerseyans, here it is: A new report has found that the National Education Association (NEA) lost 17,000 members (and more significantly 87,000 Read More

Murphy pillories SCOTUS, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin at AFSCME convention

BOSTON, MASS. — He’s once again choosing public sector unions over the people who pay their members’ salaries and benefits.  The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employee (AFSCME) union is holding its convention in Boston this week, and New Jersey Read More

OPINION: Sweeney’s ‘radical surgery’ option is actually cosmetic (at best)

By Matt Rooney _ Senate President Steve Sweeney isn’t the Trenton Republicans’ least favorite person these days. He hasn’t been for a long time, actually, given his fair weather tactical alliance with Chris Christie during the latter politician’s stormy tenure Read More