AFTPA President Ted Kirsch released this statement following the US Supreme Court's Janus v. AFSCME decision.
“The Supreme Court's decision makes it clear that unions are not only relevant but indispensable in protecting working people.
“Unions and their members, not the billionaires who bankrolled the Janus case, are committed to improving the lives of working families. Unions, not CEOs and the mega-rich, have fought consistently for adequate funding and equal opportunities for students in our public schools, colleges and universities. Unions, not hedge funds managers and Wall Street bankers