Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari to hear Janus v. AFSCME, a landmark judicial case that would reverse the actions of Abood v. Detroit Board of Education and weaken the power of workers to bargain collectively to advance their interests. The Congressional Progressive Caucus affirms its support for the right to organize and denounces the special interest funded agenda seeking to cripple organized labor in the following statement.
Washington, D.C. - Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), along with CPC Healthcare Taskforce Chair Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) submitted the following letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Dr. Tom Price, following reports that HHS employees have been instructed not to participate in state-based events for ACA enrollment.