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Worker Files Opening Brief in Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Case Seeking to Strike Down Forced Union Fees National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, November 29, 2017 Today, attorneys for Illinois public servant Mark Janus filed the first merits brief in the Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME. The brief asks the High Court…(Read More)

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Does Part of Workers’ Wages Belong to Their Monopoly Bargaining Agent, Even If They Aren’t Union Members? Raymond LaJeunesse, The Federalist Society, November 02, 2017 In an October 5 posting on the blog “On Labor,” Harvard Professor of Labor Law Benjamin Sachs argues ingeniously, but erroneously, that “there is no first amendment problem with…(Read More)

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Illinois loses Toyota-Mazda plant because of right to work www.ilnews.org, October 19, 2017 Patrick Semmens with the National Right to Work Defense Foundation says it’s not just Toyota and Mazda that’s passing over Illinois. He said many job creators simply won’t look at a state that doesn’t give…(Read More)

Home Health Caregivers Might Find Relief from Union Coercion at Supreme Court mackinac.org, August 18, 2017 To help end the dues skim nationally, the Mackinac Center and National Federation of Independent Business have signed on to an amicus brief authored by the Cato Institute in the case Hill v. SEIU. The plaintiff in is…(Read More)

Offal Behavior AUG 21, 2017 | By THE SCRAPBOOK A federal extortion trial in Boston last week showed that Teamsters members haven’t lost their knack for cooking up trouble. It all began in June 2014, when the reality TV kitchen competition Top Chef visited the city to film. Let’s just say things got a…(Read More)

Kentucky Workers Win Motion to Intervene to Defend Bluegrass State Right to Work Law www.nrtw.org, July 26, 2017 With free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a group of Kentucky workers have won a motion to intervene in the recently filed Big Labor-backed lawsuit attacking Kentucky…(Read More)

AZ Fry’s Grocery Employees Win Federal Court Decision Overturning NLRB Ruling on Dues Deductions during Strike nrtw.org, March 23, 2017 Seven Phoenix-area Fry’s Food Stores employees have won a federal court decision in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals after United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 99 union and company…(Read More)

  History indicates wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri Springfield (MO) News-Leader Online, January 11, 2017 History indicates that wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri. Since early 2012, four states have banned compulsory union dues, and in two of these states — Indiana and Michigan — unionism has now been voluntary…(Read More)

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