Wall Street Journal: Texas AG Seeks to Enforce Government Employees’ First Amendment Rights Under Janus v AFSCME

The Editorial Board at The Wall Street Journal published a column on May 31, 2020, detailing efforts in Texas to enforce the landmark Janus v AFSCME U.S. Supreme Court decision argued and won by National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys: The Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, plans to release an advisory opinion soon that could help free […]

Foundation Staff Attorneys Represent Victims of Union Discrimination Scheme

Tygart Center settlement failed to provide a complete remedy to employees for its discriminatory practice of paying more per hour to union stewards Fairmont, WV (May 26, 2020) – National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys have appealed a forced settlement agreement between the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Tygart Center imposed on […]

University of Puerto Rico Employees Hit Union, University with Federal Lawsuit for First Amendment Violations

Civil rights lawsuit seeks refunds of up to 15 years of dues seized illegally from workers, end to unconstitutional forced membership and dues scheme Para leer este articulo en español, haga clic aquí. San Juan, PR (May 19, 2020) – With free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, two employees of […]

Foundation Case Featured in the Wall Street Journal: “Chicago’s Union Pickpockets”

The Wall Street Journal published an editorial in Tuesday’s paper detailing how two teachers are suing the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) with free legal aid from the National Right to Work Foundation, because union officials are forcing workers to pay dues in violation of their rights as recognized in the Foundation’s Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court victory.  The editorial […]

Chicago Educators File Class Action Suit against CTU

With free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, two Chicago Public School educators have filed a federal class-action civil rights lawsuit against the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) and the Chicago Board of Education. The suit challenges a union policy that blocks teachers from exercising their First Amendment right to […]

Over a Dozen Michigan Public School Employees Freed by Victory in Case Challenging Illegal Teacher Union Dues Scheme

Original plaintiffs fought for First Amendment Janus rights with National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys, now they and eleven others are vindicated Lansing, MI (September 12, 2019) – As a result of a settlement won earlier this year by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, thirteen Michigan public school employees have been freed from […]

Ohio School Bus Driver Pursues Janus Rights

  An Ohio school bus driver is pursuing her First Amendment rights which have been stolen by the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE).  With free and confidential legal aid from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, she is pursuing justice and a return of her hard-earned dues. School bus driver for […]

Federal Agencies Must Stop Deducting Union Dues in Violation of First Amendment Janus Rights

Comments to Federal Labor Relations Authority point out that no union dues can be seized unless a federal employee provides a knowing waiver of their First Amendment rights Washington, DC (Aug 12, 2019) – Today the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation filed comments with the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) regarding the need for […]

Wall Street Journal Highlights Foundation Litigation to Enforce Janus v. AFSCME

In June 2018, National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys won the landmark Janus v. AFSMCE case at the U.S. Supreme Court. The Janus decision established that the First Amendment protects public-sector workers from being forced to pay dues or fees to a union against their wishes. Union bosses have widely blocked public employees from exercising their Janus rights using a […]

California Teacher Union Bosses Back Down, Settle Lawsuit Filed by Community College Professor for First Amendment Janus Violations

Union officials to issue refunds, drop policy blocking professors from exercising First Amendment right to stop subsidizing union activities Los Angeles, CA (July 24, 2019) – A math professor from the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) has just finalized a settlement with American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union officials in his class-action lawsuit to enforce […]