Monthly Archives: June 2018


Supreme Court Holds Fair Share Fees Unconstitutional

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court overruled past precedent and held that public-sector unions cannot require non-member employees to pay “agency fees” (fair share fees) which cover the costs of collective bargaining. The Petitioner, Mark Janus, is an employee of the state of Illinois whose unit is represented by American Federation of State, County, [...]

2018-07-16T11:41:51-04:00June 29th, 2018|Newsletter|

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Baker in Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

In a 7-2 decision, the United States Supreme Court held in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple because of his religious beliefs. The Court found that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission violated the Baker’s First Amendment free-exercise rights by failing to maintain “religious neutrality.” In July [...]

2018-07-16T11:42:23-04:00June 5th, 2018|Newsletter|