What does the future look like for labor unions after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision banning mandatory union fees for public-sector employees? Employment law attorneys told SHRM Online that they anticipate a decline in union membership.

"Labor unions may have less money available for political activities, such as lobbying and campaign contributions," said Shannon Farmer, an attorney with Ballard Spahr in Philadelphia.

Another attorney opined that Janus may impede unions' financing for collective bargaining efforts. Farmer adds that, right now "it's impossible to know the precise impact that the Janus ruling will have on labor unions."

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