Washington-SEIU Scheme Challenged at Supreme Court

Supreme Court Asked to Hear Challenge to Washington State Scheme Forcing Childcare Providers Under SEIU Union Representation High Court should apply First Amendment scrutiny and strike down law forcing childcare business owners to associate with SEIU Washington, D.C. (May 24, 2019) – A Washington State childcare provider is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Miller v. […]

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UConn Professor Refunded Over $5,000 in Union Fees Seized in Violation of his Janus Rights

Supreme Court’s Janus decision leads AAUP union officials to quickly settle civil rights lawsuit filed by UConn School of Business accounting professor Storrs, CT (April 24, 2019) – National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys have secured a victory for a University of Connecticut School of Business professor who filed a lawsuit in January seeking the […]

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McCutcheon v. CWA class action New Mexico Janus Rights lawsuit

from the Albuquerque Journal: A state employee has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging New Mexico and a labor union violated his constitutional rights by deducting union fees from his paycheck over his objection, even after a landmark Supreme Court decision. David McCutcheon, an information technology technician, is asking a federal court to strike down what he […]

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Minnesota Parents Want Supreme Court to End Forced SEIU Exclusive Union Representation

Janus Rights clarification? From the Free Beacons’ Bill McMorris: A group of Minnesota parents caring for family members is asking the Supreme Court to help them break away from union representation. On Thursday, the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation petitioned the Supreme Court to review Bierman v. Dayton, a case challenging exclusive union representation. The […]

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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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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 […]