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Andrew Grossman Co-Authors Article Opposing Exclusive Union Representation

Articles / August 30, 2018

Partner Andrew Grossman co-authored an opinion column published Aug. 30, 2018, by The Hill. The article, “It’s Time to Stop Forcing Workers to Labor under Exclusive Representation,” discusses the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME, which held that the government cannot force public-section workers to pay union dues unless they affirmatively consent. Grossman and his co-author, Robert Alt of the The Buckeye Institute, argue that the widespread practice of public-sector unions serving as the “exclusive representative” of workers in a bargaining unit, including those who have refused to join the union or who oppose its views, is a violation of the workers’ constitutional rights and discuss the cases they’ve brought challenging such “exclusive representation” schemes.

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