Las Vegas Police Officer Challenges Unconstitutional Union Dues

Las Vegas police officer Melodie DePierro has filed response briefs in her case seeking to vindicate her First Amendment right to abstain from union membership and financial support.

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NRTW President On How Teacher Union Bosses Are A Negative Influence

Foundation President Mark Mix recently participated in a panel discussion titled “Ask The Experts: Teacher Appreciation Week? How Teachers Unions Got in the Way.”

SEIU Union Bosses Violate New Hampshire Workers First Amendment Rights

New Hampshire SEIU bosses seized dues from workers’ paychecks for years despite High Court warning that such seizures would face constitutional scrutiny.

San Diego Charter School Teachers Charge Union with Illegal Surveillance

“The PERB should condemn these attacks on independent-minded teachers, and allow Gompers educators to have their long-overdue vote on whether to remove the union officials who are attacking the very educators they claim to represent,” added Mix.

Chicago Educators Appeal Class-action Suit Challenging CTU Union Unconstitutional Dues Seizures

Two Chicago Public Schools (CPS) educators are appealing class-action civil rights lawsuit charging the CTU with illegal dues seizures.

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Foundation Battles Union Restrictions on First Amendment Rights at Ninth Circuit

seven California homecare providers have just appealed to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals their federal lawsuit against SEIU Local 2015 officials.

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More Workers Ask Supreme Court to Refund Unconstitutional Forced Dues

Foundation staff attorneys are now assisting workers in more than a dozen cases seeking to force union officials to return illegal forced fees to tens of thousands of employees, with four such cases now pending at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Connecticut State Employees File Lawsuit After Union Officials Refuse Refunds

CSEA officials forced nonmember employees to pay fees in violation of the Constitution as recognized in Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court decision