Janus: Billionaires Take on Public Employees and their Unions

The widespread assumption is that he will provide the fifth vote in a 5-4 decision to scorn decades of legal precedent and rule to gut public-sector unions. That is a central reason why Senate Republicans under Mitch McConnell stole the seat for him by refusing to allow a vote on President Obama’s nominee, Merrick Garland, in 2016.

The Janus case represents the culmination of a relentless, multi-year, multi-faceted campaign of right-wing billionaires to cripple unions, particularly those of public employees. If they prevail, they will succeed in weakening unions, lowering wages and benefits for public employees, while exacerbating the savage inequality that already subverts our democracy.

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