Alaska Governor Protects Government Workers’ Janus Rights

Yesterday Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy announced an executive order to help protect the First Amendment rights of all state employees under the 2018 Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court decision. Under the new rule, the State of Alaska will deduct union fees only from the paychecks of employees who have filed a waiver with the state […]

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 […]

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 […]

National Right to Work Foundation Staff Attorney Who Argued Janus Testifies Before Congress Against Federal Forced Unionization Bill

Experienced constitutional lawyer: Congressionally-imposed monopoly bargaining for state and local government infringes on workers’ rights Washington, D.C. (June 26, 2019) – Today, National Right to Work Foundation staff attorney William Messenger will testify before the House Committee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, and urge the body to reject legislative proposals that would install monopoly bargaining […]

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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 […]

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Attorney for Mark Janus called person who changed the world

What are Janus Rights?  The “all-star” attorney who “changed the world”  when he argued and won at the Supreme Court in Janus v. AFSCME answers and explains your related constitutional rights. The audio is taken from a Delaware radio interview with William Messenger, the National Right To Work Attorney who made Mark Janus’ oral arguments before the […]

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Special Notice for Rhode Island Government Employees

Special Legal Notice to Rhode Island Public Employees: Supreme Court’s Janus Ruling Means You Can Resign from Union & Cut off Dues at Any Time Legal group that won Janus case denounces Rhode Island union bosses and public officials who are misleading workers about their rights RHODE ISLAND (October 11, 2018) – In response to […]

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After Janus victory, Union Bosses Withdraw Challenge to Idaho Right To Work

Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Victory Leads Union Lawyers to Drop Lawsuit Seeking to Overturn Idaho’s Right to Work Law Following the National Right to Work Foundation’s victory in the US Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME decision, International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 370 union officials have withdrawn a case pending at the 9th Circuit Court […]