June 25, 2021 marks the third anniversary of the Supreme Court Janus v. AFSCME ruling that protects public sector worker rights.
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 […]
The Editorial Board at The Wall Street Journal published a column on May 31, 2020, detailing efforts in Texas to enforce the landmark Janus v AFSCME U.S. Supreme Court decision argued and won by National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys: The Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, plans to release an advisory opinion soon that could help free […]
The Wall Street Journal published an editorial in Tuesday’s paper detailing how two teachers are suing the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) with free legal aid from the National Right to Work Foundation, because union officials are forcing workers to pay dues in violation of their rights as recognized in the Foundation’s Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court victory. The editorial […]
More than a year after court recognized First Amendment protects state workers from mandatory union payments, IOUE union officials claim forced fees are legal in California Sacramento, CA (October 31, 2019) – A Sacramento County employee has filed an unfair labor practice charge with California’s Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) against the International Union of Operating […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]