Articles by

Chris Maisano

Chris Maisano is a contributing editor at Jacobin and a union staffer in New York. He is on the national political committee of the Democratic Socialists of America.

Public Sector Unions After Janus

Public sector unions are bloodied and on the defensive. In a historic decision, the Supreme Court has imposed a right-to-work regime on public employment nationwide, and the post-crash austerity drive is still taking its toll. In this environment, public sector unions face two main paths forward: increasing their dependence on government employers, or joining forces with the emergent political alternative on the Left.