In Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, will the Supreme Court rule that mandatory payment of any agency fees by non-union government employees is unconstitutional?
Mark Janus, an Illinois government employee, is asking the Supreme Court to overrule Abood v. Detroit Board of Education (SCOTUS Blog, Justia US Law, The Atlantic, The Supreme Court of the United States). Under Abood, unions are allowed to collect agency fees fron non-union employees to cover costs related to collective-bargaining. The Supreme Court is expected to hand down its decision in its current term, but if it does not, the question will resolve as no.
The Supreme Court ruled that mandatory payment of any agency fees by non-union government employees was unconstitutional. This question closed as "yes" with an end date of 27 June 2018.