After Janus, Employers Should Proceed With Caution
By Jack Schaedel and Christian ScaliJune 28, 2018, 2:50 PM EDT
Law360 (June 28, 2018, 2:50 PM EDT) -- The long-awaited decision in Janus v. AFSCME was the second within a month in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against unions, and both decisions will put employers in a strong position at the bargaining table. But if employers appear too eager to exploit the moment, they risk facing a backlash.
The high court affirmed the right of employees not to be forced to contribute to a cause they do not support by doing away with the “agency fees” many employees were forced to pay, even...