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Forced-Dues State Households Have Less Real Income www.nilrr.org, October 22, 2018 MERIC’s annual data for 2017 show that, among the 14 states with the highest overall cost of living last year, not one has on the books and in effect a Right to Work law barring the termination of employees for…(Read More)

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Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ Click to download the Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive fact Sheet For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public…(Read More)

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Journalists Turning to Union Protection in Turbulent Times bloomberglaw.com, October 26, 2018 Unionization can be problematic when all employees are forced into a “one-size-fits-all contract,” National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation spokesman Patrick Semmens told Bloomberg Law in an email. “The problem with unionization under current U.S. labor law…(Read More)

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After Supreme Court labor union ruling, non-members want dues payments back Fox Business News Online, August 16, 2018 In California, the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation is representing a class-action lawsuit of more than 30,000 workers who are suing the Service Employees International Union and seeking reimbursement. The vice president…(Read More)

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US Supreme Court ruling in union dues impacts case in Oregon kveo.com, July 30, 2018 Debora Nearman, a systems analyst with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, said in her lawsuit filed in April in federal court that the state’s practice of forcing her to pay fees to fund union activity violated her…(Read More)

Group wants California union to hand $100 million back to state workers sacbee.com, July 20, 2018 The National Right to Work Foundation in a new court filing attached to an ongoing lawsuit is demanding that SEIU Local 1000 return the money to about 40,000 current and former state workers because the union allegedly…(Read More)

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Right-to-work nonprofit threatens lawsuits against officials still collecting “fair-share fees” for unions watchdog.org, July 12, 2018 Last month’s Supreme Court ruling in the Janus v. AFSCME case made it illegal for public unions to take what’s been called “fair-share fees” from non-union members as a condition of…(Read More)

Will Repeal Right to Work Law, Michigan Governor Candidate Vows heartland.org, June 12, 2018 Gretchen Whitmer, a candidate in the Michigan Democratic Party gubernatorial primary, says she will work to repeal the state’s right-to-work (RTW) law, if selected by her party and elected in November. Stan Greer, a senior research associate…(Read More)