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Richard Wolf, USA Today Online, reports on the now closed oral arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case before the Supreme Court.  The case could free public sector workers from being forced to support or join a labor union in order to get or keep their jobs. The Supreme Court left little doubt…(Read More)

  Taxpayers fleeing Ohio, IRS report shows Watchdog.org, September 30, 2015 State-to-state migration was a net drain of $1.2 billion on Ohio’s economy in 2011 and $1.1 billion in 2012. Almost 24,000 fewer IRS returns were filed in Ohio in 2013 than in 2011 as a result of…(Read More)

No more forced union dues for UAW autoworkers in 3 Midwest states Wisconsinwatchdog.org, September 23, 2015 The United Auto Workers may extend its current contract with the Big Three automakers, but that doesn’t mean UAW-represented employees in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana have to continue to pay union dues. But the National Right…(Read More)

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association National Institute for Labor Relations Research, July 16, 2015 In November, 2011, Jarman, a security guard at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas, applied for membership in Local 2189 of the NFFE union after being promoted to a job that put him under that union…(Read More)

Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to grant cert in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association is an important step towards finally respecting the First Amendment…(Read More)

Laura Baston recounts her experience as a victim of compulsory unionism in the News Gazette online. In 1989, I worked as an accountant for the Marathon Pipeline company in Martinsville. I had two small children, and like many mothers, I was torn between my career and wanting to spend time with my family. So I…(Read More)

UPDATE: Assembly passes right-to-work on party line vote WAOW.com, ABC, March 06, 2015 After a marathon session, the Wisconsin Assembly has passed the right-to-work bill. Republicans said the bill was called good for workers. “We’re fighting for the right of every single worker in this state to have their…(Read More)

If a union is working for its members, those members will not want to resign.  If it is not working for its members, they should not have to jump through hoops in order to resign. United Auto Workers Local 600, of Dearborn, Michigan, requires union members who wish to resign, to appear in person and…(Read More)

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