With the June 2018 Supreme Court 5-4 decision on Janus v.
AFSCME ending “fair share” revenues, many locals were
prepared to lose members, and organized to stop that.
“Some people will find it attractive to save a few hundred bucks,
so we have to develop a new culture of unionism and union
activism,” Community College Council President Jim Mahler told
the delegates, encouraging them to greet new workers on campus.
“We say, ‘Hi, here’s where the copy machine is, here’s the
bathroom, and here’s the union card.’ We’ve got to be membership