How might the upcoming Janus decision affect teachers-union membership trends? New research by Bradley D. Marianno and Katharine Strunk suggests that, in the five years following right-to-work reform in Wisconsin, the National Education Association (NEA) affiliate lost approximately 52 percent of its membership, or 45,263 members, compared to stable trends in the agency-shop states. To learn more about how Janus could change union membership trends, read “After Janus” in our Fall 2018 issue or on

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Last updated June 14, 2018