by Brian Young | on Mar 11, 2020

California Republicans Want to Repeal Ban on Union Busting

In California, it is illegal for public employers to deter or discourage workers from joining a union. The law was passed in 2018 following the Janus v AFSCME decision that allowed public employees...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2020

Trump: "Opt Out of Your Union"

In a controversial move by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) federal employees will now be allowed to opt-out of their union whenever they want instead of during a limited time period once...

by Brian Young | on Jan 07, 2020

The Law Firm Looking to Profit from Janus

In the year and a half since the Janus decision, groups the National Right to Work Foundation have begun to file lawsuits around the country attempting to get back fair share dues that were paid...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 20, 2019

Mark Janus is Still Trying to Sue Union for Back Dues

Mark Janus was a public employee in Illinois who teamed up with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Fund (NRTW), to stop the collection of agency fees and to force right to work on the entire...

by Brian Young | on Sep 17, 2019

Alaska Files Lawsuit Against State Employee's Union

Alaska has a surprisingly high number of union members, but Republicans in state government want to change that. As part of this effort, Republican Attorney General Kevin Clarkson and Governor Mike...

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2019

Unions: Override Governor's Janus Veto!

One year after the Janus decision, lawmakers in Massachusetts are trying to pass a law that will help to even the playing field for public sector unions. Following the lead of states like New York,...

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 Jun 07, 2019

Oregon Passes Bill to Battle Janus

Following the Janus v AFSCME Supreme Court decision many free bargaining states were left wondering what they could do to protect union members in the state. In some states like New York and New...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2019

Mueller Gave us a Gift, Texas AFL-CIO fights 1099's

Calm down with Mueller's Report, forget Barr because justice has not been served just yet. We get the Texas AFL-CIO on the phone about how the Silicon Valley is trying to push around the Lone...

by Guest Post | on Mar 27, 2019

Janus Makes Big Dent in Public Employee Union Numbers

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) submitted its annual LM-2 filing with the Department of Labor, which requires all unions to report the number of members and...

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