In an interview with the Old Colony Memorial newspaper, Local 888 Executive Board member Peggy Fitzgibbons said that her chapter’s members are sticking with the union in the wake of an anti-labor U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Fitzgibbons said that no members have left the union as a result of last summer’s Janus decision. The high court ruling reversed a decades-old precedent that said unionized public workers could be required to pay “fair share” fees. Fitzgibbons, a leader of the town of Plymouth’s clerical unit, said the Supreme Court case was about “big money trying to force labor unions out.”
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