Local Labor mobilizes as US Supreme Court tackles landmark Case

This month the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that could decide whether government workers will be required to pay union dues. The decision pits “right to work” advocates against organized labor.

With that in mind, local unions are supporting a Working People’s Day of Action on February 24th. Events in Miami and Orlando on that day are designed to draw attention to the Supreme Court case. Busses will carry people from Charlotte County to participate in the rally in Miami’s Bayfront Park.

The Charlotte County DEC has assembled these links, both pro and con, for background on the legal case and the rally:

Read more in NYDailyNews.com

Read more in AFSCME.org

Read more in NRTW.org

Read more in TheHill.com

Read more in JobsWithJustice

Read more in ItsAboutFreedom.org

More links in Google

More information on CharlotteDems.com about the Feb. 24th event

The local SW Florida AFLCIO is bussing participants from Port Charlotte and Cape Coral to Miami.
Supporters of the Working People’s Day of ActionMarch are encouraged to contact Michelle Guerin at  SWChapterFLAFLCIO@gmail.com  for additional info.

 

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