For about a decade, he was forced to pay AFSCME
Council 31 a part of his salary even though he declined to join the union and disagreed with its politics including its collective-bargaining position of demanding huge pay increases from a state that is broke.
One of the arguments AFSCME
made against Janus was that releasing nonmembers from having to pay dues would create so-called "free riders"--workers who do not contribute to an association but are nonetheless protected by it, thanks to exclusive representation laws.
Council 75 is one of the largest trade unions in Oregon, with over 25,000 members representing public employees at the municipal, county and state levels.
Wisconsin joinded variousother labor unions in supporting Evers after he beat the union-favorite Mahlon Mitchell in the party's primary in August.
There are obvious problems with AFSCME
's argument for compulsory fees.
The unidentified man seen protesting in the video is a member of AFSCME
3299, the largest union for University of California workers throughout the statewide education system.
But as Farr applauded the work of all county employees in his address, he thanked "the men and women of AFSCME
general (and) AFSCME
Prior to returning to Portland and assuming his role with AFSCME
, Khanh served on the D.C.
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME
), and the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists (PASS), the unions representing thousands of employees at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), released the following statement in response to introduction of the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act (H.R.4441) by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster (R-Pa.):
One such issue was the right of the union AFSCME
, or American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, to intervene in the case, which Kelly and Harford County Attorney Melissa Lambert did not object to, and Eaves allowed.
But Brian Olsen, a past officer of the union that represents the state's prison guards - the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME
- testified against his former colleagues.