Janus and the Law of Opt-Out Rights

July 2, 2018

A great deal of time will be spent scrutinizing the core holding in Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31, that the First Amendment forbids public employers to require workers to financially support a union’s costs of collective bargaining.  Still more time will be spent debating state legislative approaches to soften Janus’s blow or neutralize it altogether.  What I…