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Governor Bruce Rauner's stay in Washington lasted longer than he had hoped, but the wait matters little after he scores a major victory in a case with repercussions we're only beginning to understand. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of state worker Mark Janus in the the Janus v. AFSCME case which centered around fair share dues assessed to state workers who opted out of union membership. Rauner initiated the lawsuit against AFSCME that led to the court case. The Governor summed up the moment....
 

 

 
The Governor insists the decision is not a strike against unions...
 

 

 
The 5-4 decision throws out a 41-year-old decision that allowed states to make public employers responsible to pay some fees to unions.

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