Labor Analyst: Members-Only Unions Would Be Answer in World Without Forced Dues

Watchdog covers the release of CEI’s latest publication, “Supreme Court Can Strike a Victory for Worker Freedom in Janus Case.”

A free-market public policy think tank says public sector unions should embrace members-only unions to allow workers freedom of choice, rather than forcing government employees into a one-size-fits all union.

Competitive Enterprise Institute Labor Policy Analyst Trey Kovacs expects the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in favor of Mark Janus in his case challenging forced union fees to the AFSCME union. Janus, a child support specialist for the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, says his First Amendment rights are being violated by being forced to associate with a union he doesn’t agree with. Unions contend he just wants a free ride.

Kovacs said in a report released Wednesday morning there’s a fix for that called members-only unions.

Read the full article at Watchdog.