The suit seeks to stop the state from implementing Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s newfound and vastly expanded reading of the 2018 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on Janus vs. AFSCME.
Gross joins the national trend of unionizing campaigns.
Despite attacks, union membership is holding strong. “He is the best organizer we’ve had,” said ASEA Executive Director Jake Metcalfe of Gov. Dunleavy.
State workers will get 10 days notice of potential layoffs instead of the 30 they got under former Gov. Bill Walker.
It brings an end to a year-long boycott of the downtown hotel.
Both will need union support if they hope to win the governor’s race.