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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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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)

Seattle Housekeeper Asks NLRB to End Obama-Era Policy Blocking Secret Ballot Vote to Remove Union www.nrtw.org, August 24, 2018 The UNITE HERE Local 8 union was installed at the hotel through an oft-abused “card check” drive, which bypasses an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. Gladys Bryant, a housekeeper at the hotel…(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)

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After Three Decades Couple Prevails over Union freebeacon.com, June 17, 2018 The Pirlotts sought out a lawyer locally to defend their right to withdraw but could not find one to take the case. That’s when they turned to the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation to fight the union’s handling of…(Read More)

Featured Video — I Was a Union President. Now I Support Right to Work capitalresearch.org, March 20, 2018 Ben Johnson spent the last decade as treasurer and then president of AFT Vermont, the state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, the second-largest teachers union in the country. For three of those years, Johnson…(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)