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Hawaii Unions Say Little Has Changed Since Landmark Janus Decision

Stewart Yerton Civil Beat
Three months after the U.S. Supreme Court struck a potential blow to government employee unions by saying public workers don’t have to pay any union fees to hold government jobs, the decision appears to have had little effect in Hawaii.

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Why the Janus Decision Matters to Library Unions

Carrie Smith American Libraries Magazine
On June 27, the Supreme Court delivered a blow to public sector unions that could affect many library workers. More than a quarter of librarians (26.2%) and around one-fifth of library technicians (19.3%) and library assistants 22.7%) are members.

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At Outside In, An Overwhelming Vote to Unionize

Don McIntosh nwLaborPress.org
The Outside In unit will consist of about 125 workers in about 50 separate classifications. Alongside the vote to unionize, Outside In employees who hold advanced degrees also voted 21 to 7 to be in the same AFSCME bargaining unit.

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It's Official: Pueblo Teachers Approve Contract, Ending Strike

Jon Pompia The Pueblo Chieftain
The walkout against the district was the first teachers strike in Colorado in nearly a quarter of a century. Garnering the attention of both the state and nation, the action is the first public-sector workers strike in Pueblo since 1977.
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