Law360: Why Janus Should Make Public Employers Think Twice


In the months since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31,[1] striking down compulsory agency fees for public employees on First Amendment grounds, there has been extensive public discussion of the ruling’s impact on public sector union finances, public employer operations, and even the potential implications for other compelled-fee organizations like bar associations. But there is another aspect of the court’s ruling, which has received little attention, that could also have important implications for public sector employers and employees on the subject of promotions.

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