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As Service Employee International Union (SEIU) officials gear up to spend $150 million in forced dues to defeat President Trump in this year’s elections, the theft of approximately $1 million in forced dues adds insult to injury.   In 2018, SEIU spent almost $40 million on political activity, more than they spent on…(Read More)

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Washington, DC (November 19, 2019) – Today, attorneys representing Mark Janus are petitioning the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals for rehearing en banc in the continuation of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Council 31. Janus seeks a ruling from the court requiring AFSCME union officials to return thousands…(Read More)

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26 officials are working hand-in-glove with some local organizations (representing approximately 30% of the warehouse workforce) to strike on Monday, Amazon Prime Day 1.  The strike planned to go forward in the Shakopee, Minnesota warehouse, which has been suffering from a quiet corporate campaign since last year…(Read More)

The California Democratic Party convention drew all 24 Democrat to San Francisco this week.  While all were invited, only six of the 24 Democrat presidential candidates made a special visit  to a Service Employees International (SEIU) meeting.  Amy Klobuchar stumped the hardest, proclaiming her union pedigree and advocating for GETTING RID OF RIGHT TO WORK…(Read More)

Perhaps the most decided disadvantage to being a union boss must be that you deal with unionized employees who turn your own tactics against you as an employer.  Service Employees International Union bosses were stopped dead in their tracks as they resorted to tactics other employers use to stay in business.  The local…(Read More)

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KENTUCKY COURT STRIKES DOWN UNION’S ‘DESPERATE ATTEMPT’ TO KILL RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW dailycaller.com, November 16, 2018 “The court rejected a desperate attempt by union bosses to re-impose their power to have a worker fired for refusing to pay dues or fees to a union they oppose,” National Right to Work Foundation…(Read More)

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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)