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Former president of the Correctional Officers Benevolent Association Norman Seabrook will go to jail for 4 years after taking a $60,000 kickback.  The kickback was in exchange for a $20 million investment of members’ retirement investments in a company that eventually filed for bankruptcy, leaving the pension fund with a fraction of its…(Read More)

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According to the indictment, 10 of Johnny Doughterty’s family members, currently unnamed,  benefited most from the force dues paid to the IBEW Local 198.   From baby wipes to $20,000 security systems, from high-end birthday parties to numerous repairs, performed for free by contractors, Johnny Doc’s family members were…(Read More)

Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ By Stan Greer For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public schools of our nation as mediocre or worse.  By more than…(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)

Down but not out: Look for right-to-work to be resurrected onenewsnow.com, August 08, 2018 Tuesday night’s vote was a big win for unions, which The Associated Press says spent millions of dollars in recent weeks to convince Missourians that right-to-work is bad for the Show Me State. “I’ve…(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)

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)