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Educators File Lawsuit Against Union for Trapping Them in Dues

The lawsuit challenges a union boss-created “escape period” scheme that blocks educators from terminating dues deductions from their paychecks…

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NJ Teachers Ask Supreme Court to Hear First Amendment Challenges to Union Schemes Trapping Public Employees in Dues Payments

Multiple cases headed to High Court seeking ruling against arrangements that violate workers’ rights under 2018 Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court decision

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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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.

Foundation Attorneys Head Back to Supreme Court for “Back Forced Dues”

Labor union bosses should once again be on the run. . .  The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation is going to the Supreme Court with Mark Janus again.  On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States acceded to National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorney William Messenger and his […]

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 […]

Alaska Governor attempted to affirmatively protect state employees’ Janus rights with Executive Order, but union bosses are blocking its enforcement

Anchorage, AK (March 31, 2020) – An Alaska prison employee has just filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Alaska State Employees’ Association (ASEA) union and State of Alaska for restrictions on his and his coworkers’ First Amendment right to refrain from subsidizing a union. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the […]

U of California SD Workers File Class-Action Lawsuit for Seizing Union Dues in First Amendment Violation

UC president Napolitano and California Attorney General Becerra named as defendants for facilitating policy to block university employees from exercising their rights With free legal aid from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, two UC San Diego Health employees filed a federal class action lawsuit against the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE) […]

Mark Janus asks Supreme Court to hear case seeking return of unconstitutional forced union fees

Victory in this case could open the door to hundreds of millions of dollars in refunds for other government employees Washington, DC (March 9, 2020) – Today, attorneys representing Mark Janus are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the continuation of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council 31. Janus is […]