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Lawsuits Challenging Union Dues Schemes for Illinois, New Jersey Teachers Fully Briefed

Two lawsuits ask Court to eliminate ‘escape period’ schemes that restrict when workers can cut off union dues as violative of Court’s Janus precedent

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Union Workers Ask Supreme Court for Refund of Forced Dues

Four California workers from Oregon are taking a stand against compulsory unionism and asking the Supreme Court to refund dues that have been involuntarily taken from them over the years. The first case was filed in 2018 by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) worker William Hough against Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521. […]

SEIU Bosses Refund Dues Seized from Chicago Mental Health Counselor After He Resigned Union Membership

Under unconstitutional ‘escape period’ scheme, healthcare worker paid union dues for months despite resigning SEIU membership.

Kimberlee Warren Sues FOP Union for Violating Janus Rights

National Right to Work Attorneys argued and the U.S. Supreme court in Janus v. AFSCME decision agreed that public employees like Kimberlee Warren cannot be forced to pay union dues and fees to keep her job.  But, Cuyahoga County Police Union Bosses have denied Kimberlee her constitutional rights and she has been forced to sue. Unfortunately, this […]

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United Airlines’ Arthur Baisley Challenges IAM Union Political “Opt-out”

Baisley is urging the Court to hear his federal class-action civil rights case contesting a dues arrangement imposed by International Association of Machinists (IAM) union officials.

UC Irvine Lab Assistant Sues Union over Violation of First Amendment

A University of California Irvine lab assistant has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the university and the UPTE union, a CWA affiliate.