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 […]

Final Briefs Filed at Appeals Court in Janus v. AFSCME: Case Seeks Refund of Unconstitutionally Seized Forced Union Fees

Seventh Circuit likely to be the first appellate court to rule whether nonmembers can recover dues seized in violation of First Amendment Washington, D.C. (July 3, 2019) – Today attorneys representing Mark Janus have filed the final brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in the continuation of Janus v. American Federation […]

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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Janus Rights Victory

Minnesota Union Bosses Give Up “Window Period” Scheme Designed to Block Worker’s Janus Rights IBEW union officials quickly settle after Minnesota police department employee filed lawsuit to stop forced illegal union dues seizures Brainerd, MN (January 14, 2018) – A federal First Amendment lawsuit brought by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys […]

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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 […]