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Featured Video — I Was a Union President. Now I Support Right to Work, 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)


The last week of February ended with the gaveled submission of the United States Supreme Court case Janus v. AFSCME.  The Petitioner Mark Janus asked the country’s Highest Court to end the forced dues permissions found in the 1977 Abood v. Detroit Board of Education Supreme Court that compulsory union fees can exist while…(Read More)


Right to Work States Hold 2:1 Job-Growth Advantage Over Forced Union States CNS News Online, March 14, 2018 The 22 states that already had Right to Work laws prohibiting forced union dues and fees on the books back in 2007 enjoyed overall household employment growth of 8.8 percent over the next year…(Read More)

Newt Gingrich: Congress must fix Obama’s joint employer mess] Fox, 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)

The “gig economy” is often driven by new mobile apps that empower individual entrepreneurs such as independent Uber and Lyft Drivers. But Seattle city bosses have teamed up with their union-boss friends to put the squeeze on these entrepreneurs. They passed a city ordinance to force Uber and Lyft drivers to pay union dues…(Read More)

Does the NLRB’s Inspector General Have a Double Standard for When Board Members Must Recuse? The Federalist Society Online, February 22, 2018   Raymond J. LaJeunesse In short, IG Berry has broadly construed the recusal requirements for Member Emanuel, but did so only narrowly for former Member Becker. Moreover, Berry’s citation of Becker’s…(Read More)

The Insider’s Tale: Looking Through a (Union) Glass, Darkly Ben Johnson,, January 17, 2018 I don’t expect to convince any union officers or staff still wandering the union wilderness that my way is the right way. To them, my arguments are reactionary, tools the forces of capitalism have always used to…(Read More)


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The Janus Stakes, January 09, 2018 As shown in this report, if the Supreme Court sides with the plaintiff in Janus, New York state government and New York City municipal employees who have already indicated they would rather not belong to unions would save $53 million a year in dues-like fees. Extrapolating…(Read More)