ANALYSIS | Here Are the Teachers’ Unions’ Arguments in the Supreme Court Case on Union Fees

By EdWeek

As the two major national teachers’ unions brace for a U.S. Supreme Court case that could cause a major blow to their membership numbers and revenue, they laid out their arguments in support of public-sector workers being mandated to pay monthly union fees.

In the case, Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Council 31Illinois health-care worker Mark Janus argues that he shouldn’t have to pay monthly union fees to keep his job, especially because the fees may go toward advocacy that he disagrees with. He pays about $540 a year in compulsory fees

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