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National Right To Work Files Lawsuit in New Jersey to Protect Teachers’ Janus Rights

from NJTV (NPR) New Jersey: “I am not anti-union. I am a team player. I’ve been a teacher for 30 years,” [ Sue Fischer] said. “You have to pay if you join and pay if you don’t join. That was so un-American to us.” In an unprecedented step, the Ocean Township middle school teacher and […]

Washington DC AFSCME Ignoring Janus

From the Washington Times: After the Supreme Court ruled in June that public-sector labor unions couldn’t force nonmembers to pay dues, Mark Smith quickly canceled his membership in American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Local 2700. But AFSCME said he has to keep paying, at least until his contract ends at the end […]

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Ohio Public Employees Challenge Automatic Dues Deductions

From the Columbus Dispatch (Ohio): Two lawsuits challenge automatic dues for public employee unions An individual and a group of public employees filed separate class-action lawsuits in federal court in Columbus challenging “fair share″ union fees deducted from their paychecks. In one suit, Nathaniel Ogle, who has worked for the Ohio Department of Taxation since […]

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Attorney for Mark Janus called person who changed the world

What are Janus Rights?  The “all-star” attorney who “changed the world”  when he argued and won at the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFSCME answers and explains your related constitutional rights. The audio is taken from a Delaware radio interview with William Messenger, the National Right To Work Attorney who made Mark Janus’ oral arguments before the […]

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Special Notice for Rhode Island Government Employees

Special Legal Notice to Rhode Island Public Employees: Supreme Court’s Janus Ruling Means You Can Resign from Union & Cut off Dues at Any Time Legal group that won Janus case denounces Rhode Island union bosses and public officials who are misleading workers about their rights RHODE ISLAND (October 11, 2018) – In response to […]

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Pennsylvania Public School Teachers Challenge Unconstitutional Law Authorizing Forced Dues

Citing Janus, Pennsylvania Public School Teachers Ask Federal Court to Strike Down Unconstitutional Law Authorizing Forced Dues Teachers who sued to challenge forced union fees file motion asking court to apply the Supreme Court’s Janus decision to Keystone State law authorizing forced fees Harrisburg, PA (October 9, 2018) – In an ongoing case challenging the constitutionality of mandatory […]

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Janus Rights: Pennsylvania Teachers Exhort Court to Strike Down Unconstitutional State Law

Citing Janus, Pennsylvania Public School Teachers Ask Federal Court to Strike Down Unconstitutional Law Authorizing Forced Dues Teachers who sued to challenge forced union fees file motion asking court to apply the Supreme Court’s Janus decision to Keystone State law authorizing forced fees Harrisburg, PA (October 9, 2018) – In an ongoing case challenging the […]

IL Union Lawsuit Seeks More Power to Discriminate Against Nonmembers

Original Janus Plaintiff Moves to Intervene in IL Union Lawsuit Seeking More Power to Discriminate Against Nonmembers Public employee’’s motion: Illinois AG Madigan fails to present adequate legal arguments against union lawsuit challenging state bargaining law Chicago, IL (September 14, 2018) – An Illinois state employee has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought […]