Go Back   SZONE.US Forums > Current Events > News > Americans For Prosperity

Americans For Prosperity Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) are committed to educating citizens about economic policy and mobilizing those citizens as advocates in the public policy process. AFP is an organization of grassroots leaders who engage citizens in the name of limited government and free markets on the local, state and federal levels. The grassroots members of AFP advocate for public policies that champion the principles of entrepreneurship and fiscal and regulatory restraint.

Americans For Prosperity

Americans for Prosperity wishes public sector workers across America a Happy #Janusve

Views:1491
Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  #1  
Unread 06.27.20, 01:44 AM
@AFPhq @AFPhq is offline
Member
 
Join Date: 04.09
Posts: 1,847
Americans for Prosperity wishes public sector workers across America a Happy #Janusve

06.26.20 01:00 PM

In recognition of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME June 27, 2018 ruling, Americans for Prosperity wishes all public sector workers, including the now retired Mark Janus, a Happy #Janusversary. The Court’s decision reaffirmed the free speech rights of all government workers to freely decide whether* to financially support government unions as part of their federal, state, and local government jobs around the country. Two years later, there is still work to be done to protect the constitutional rights of workers on the state and local level. Why does Janus matter? Janus overruled the 1977 Abood v. Detroit Board of Education case, which allowed government workers to only opt-out of a narrow portion of union dues directly linked to political spending while still requiring employees to pay significant union agency fees as a condition of employment. The Janus majority opinion found that agency-shop agreements also violate the First Amendment rights of nonmembers by forcing them to “subsidize private speech on matters of substantial public concern.” The Court clarified that “extraction of agency fees from nonconsenting public sector employees violates the First Amendment,” and that “neither an agency fee nor any other payment to the union may be deducted from […]

The post Americans for Prosperity wishes public sector workers across America a Happy #Janusversary appeared first on Americans for Prosperity.



https://americansforprosperity.org/a...-janusversary/
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 09:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©2007 - 20017 SZONE.US All rights reserved