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  Judge Rules Wisconsin’s Right To Work Statute Illegal — Now What? Forbes.com, April 20, 2016 RJL helped with article So, why is RTW illegal in Wisconsin? Judge Foust states that under RTW, “a free-rider problem is born – the ability of nonmembers to refuse to pay for services unions are compelled to provide…(Read More)

National Right to Work Foundation Releases Statement on Deadlocked Supreme Court Friedrichs Ruling   4-4 decision leaves public sector union officials’ forced-dues powers in place Washington, DC (March 29, 2016) – Patrick Semmens, vice president of the National Right to Work Foundation, issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s 4-4 Friedrichs ruling…(Read More)

The Supreme Court case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, could ensure Right to Work privileges for all government union employees.  Education Intelligence Agency’s Mike Antonucci quotes Allison Porter of the Murphy Institute’s thoughts on what teacher union officials will do about the Friedrichs v. CTA decision, whatever the outcome. On the pages of…(Read More)

Today, veteran National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorney Milton Chappell will defend Wisconsin’s Right to Work law in Dane County Circuit Court against a lawsuit filed by International Association of Machinist (IAM) union lawyers. Chappell represents four Wisconsin employees who believe they should not be forced to pay union dues to…(Read More)

  Union Fees Case is Not Over Legal team plans to move for Friedrichs case to be re-heard Center for Individual Rights www.cir-usa.org, February 17, 2016 The Court could decide on its own to set the case for re-argument next term. If instead it issues a 4-4 decision, the…(Read More)

UAW Violates Right to Work Law

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  United Auto Workers union bosses ignored the Hoosier state’s Right to Work Law by forcing Tropicana casino dealer Willie Smith to join United Auto Workers Local 3048.  National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys have filed suit on Smith’s behalf.  Chris Cheney has the story on www.nrtw.org. In late…(Read More)

“AGENCY SHOP”:  Union Dues Required, Competence Ignored Charleen Sciambi, a 13-year veteran California teacher honored in 1983 as the state’s best “Foreign Language Teacher of the year”, was fired for refusing to pay union dues in a lump sum in advance or by payroll education as demanded by union officials. Mrs. Sciambi successfully…(Read More)

Bernie Sanders is willing to distinguish between Big Labor Money and Big Corporate Money, since the Communications Workers of America (CWA) are endorsing him for president. Sanders’ rationalization carefully skirts the issue of forced dues dollars which CWA bosses collect.  CWA spokesman Candice Johnson agrees with Sanders:  “We do have a super PAC, but it…(Read More)

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