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by AFL-CIO | on Apr 11, 2017

Union Dues Now Tax Deductible

The New York State Assembly passed a 'final' budget' on Friday, with the Senate reconciling and passing that same budget bill Sunday night.  In the final package was a provision that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 16, 2017

How low are your Union Dues?

Union dues are essential to keeping a union strong.  They pay for needed services like training elected union representatives on how to enforce and bargain fair contracts; union dues keep the...

by Guest Post | on Feb 08, 2017

Paycheck Deception Bill in PA

Extremists in our legislature have introduced some laws that could be truly crippling to our communities and our rights at work if they go on unopposed. A series of paycheck deception bills have...

by Kate Hogan | on Jun 13, 2016

Union Dues 101

Union dues are the regular payment by members of unions as the cost of membership. It’s kind of like paying taxes. Taxes pay for things that improve our quality of life. We are required to pay...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 11, 2016

Column: Many issues facing organized labor in 2016

There is a lot at stake in the coming year for organized labor.Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA) will go before the U.S. Supreme Court in January with a decision expected in the...

by Brian Young | on Jan 11, 2016

Mouthing off about Becky Friedrichs

All across the United States, labor organizations are sounding off on the first day of the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguemtns on...