On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States recognized the right of public employees to choose whether to financially support their union based upon the freedom of speech protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
The Janus v. AFSCME decision provided good news for all teachers and other public employees who like their unions and wish to maintain their membership in them while nonetheless allowing those who believe that their unions do not meet their personal needs to stop paying compulsory fees to their unions.
If you are one of Ohio’s hardworking teachers or other public-sector employees who prefer not to financially support or participate in your union, you can begin the process of notifying your union of your choice below.
Learn more by reviewing our Frequently Asked Questions. If you have additional questions, problems, or concerns that are not answered there, feel free to reach us at 1-855-e-Choose or WorkersCh[email protected].