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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)

AFTERMATH OF THE JANUS DECISION Comments from RJL regarding this bill. “Higgins is wrong about this bill. It wouldn’t “strip workers of rights won under” Janus. It couldn’t because it would be unconstitutional under Janus if it did attempt that. However, the bill is nonetheless pernicious because it would federally impose monopoly public…(Read More)

Audience in Reading hears both sides of right-to-work issue wfmz.com, April 04, 2018 The panel consisted of Stephen Herzenberg, executive director, Keystone Research Center; Stanley T. Greer, senior research associate, National Institute for Labor Relations Research; Robert Orzechowski, expert on human resources issues and current chief operating officer for Lancaster Cancer Center…(Read More)

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The last week of February ended with the gaveled submission of the United States Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME.  The Petitioner Mark Janus asked the country’s Highest Court to end the forced dues permissions found in the 1977 Abood v. Detroit Board of Education Supreme Court that compulsory union fees can exist while…(Read More)

Newt Gingrich: Congress must fix Obama’s joint employer mess] Fox news.com, March 04, 2018 Raymond J. LaJeunesse thoroughly analyzed this Democratic double-standard in a recent column for The Federalist Society. Also, one private labor and employment attorney separately noted, according to Allen Smith at the Society for Human Resource Management, that “Becker…(Read More)

Does the NLRB’s Inspector General Have a Double Standard for When Board Members Must Recuse? The Federalist Society Online, February 22, 2018   Raymond J. LaJeunesse In short, IG Berry has broadly construed the recusal requirements for Member Emanuel, but did so only narrowly for former Member Becker. Moreover, Berry’s citation of Becker’s…(Read More)

Big Labor Boss Barricade Against Right To Work Costs Missourians Jobs nilrr.org, February 06, 2018 Across the state of Kentucky, where Right to Work protections are being enforced, U.S. Labor Department data released last month show that the “total” number of people “employed” rose by 100,000 in 2017 over 2016. Meanwhile, during…(Read More)