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News From: Freedom Foundation

by Brian Young | on May 08, 2020

Freedom Foundation Targets Union Firefighters

In the middle of a pandemic, the Freedom Foundation is hoping to capitalize on the disaster by pushing public employees to opt-out of their union.

by Brian Young | on Aug 19, 2019

Freedom Foundation Hires Extremist Lawmaker

The Freedom Foundation has a new director for its Oregon chapter, and he is about as extreme as they come. The Foundation’s new hire is Oregon State Representative Mike Nearman and he has a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 01, 2019

$5 Million Summer Union Opt Out Push

One year after the Supreme Court ruled in the Janus v AFSCME decision, public employee unions’ membership has stayed strong. Some unions, like the Teamsters, actually have more members then...

by Brian Young | on Sep 24, 2018

Janus Decision Opens the Door for Workers to Sue their Union

Since the Janus decision, UCOMM Blog has been reporting on a number of ways that conservative, anti-union groups have been trying to destroy unions. Some include knocking on union members doors,...

by Brian Young | on Jun 29, 2018

Trump Group Telling Teachers to Opt-Out of Their Union

Only days after the Supreme Court issued their flawed ruling in the Janus v AFSCME case, billionaire-backed groups are already contacting public sector union members and telling them to opt out of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2018

The Enemy Behind Janus and their Tactics

The Janus v AFSCME case is expected to be decided in June, and with just a few weeks left, groups like The Freedom Foundation are beginning to talk to union members about their ability to opt out of...

by Brian Young | on Jan 17, 2018

The Freedom Foundation is Coming for Your Members

A meeting of the minds took place this week between labor leaders representing almost all major industries, including but not limited to education, law enforcement, construction trades, and every job...