Supreme Court Case: Janus v AFSCME

A Case to Rig the System Against Working People

A handful of greedy CEOs and special interests don’t want educators to have a seat at the table to advocate for better schools and the resources their students need.

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A Case Against Working People

In brief, the Janus decision will:

It is no accident that more and more Americans are struggling to get ahead and provide economic stability for their families. For too long, corporate special interests and politicians who do their bidding have rigged the economy against working people to favor the wealthy and powerful.

Now those same special interests have brought a court case looks to divide and limit unions members’ collective bargaining power. Janus v AFSCME, now before the U.S. Supreme Court, threatens working people’s rights and freedom to join together in strong unions. It is part of a multi-year, multi-million effort to rig the economy in their benefit—at the expense of the middle class and our communities.

When unions are strong, our communities are strong. They provide a path to the middle class and economic security, especially for women and people of color. Unions have helped build great public schools for students. Collective bargaining ensures educators can advocate for small class sizes, guaranteed recess, modern textbooks, and the technology that students need to succeed.

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