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Opinion: This Labor Day, celebrate the freedom and prosperity of right to work detroitnews.com, August 30, 2018   by Mark Mix Right-to-work states have enjoyed private sector job growth rates more than 1.3 times higher than in forced unionism states, according to an analysis of federal government statistics compiled by the National…(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)

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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)

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)

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