“Today’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME is a despicable and misguided attack on workers’ rights and labor unions enabled by President Trump’s stolen Supreme Court seat. I stand with labor, and I am committed to fighting for working people and supporting our union brothers and sisters.

“Going forward, our city and state must enact policies that prevent the erosion of rights that have been gained through union organizing and collective bargaining, and I look forward to working with my colleagues in government to strengthen labor rights in our city and our state,” said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.