We had better start framing the conversations — framing the questions and framing the debate — or we will lose to the propagandists.
A year ago the Supreme Court ruled that public sector labor unions could not require nonmembers to pay agency fees of usually around 80 percent of full union dues. Here are some recent developments, as the unions try to keep their members from departing.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Medicaid Provider Reassignment Regulation final rule that removes states from being able to divert portions of Medicaid provider payments to third parties – including unions – outside of the scope of what the statute allows.
Mendez joined with four other teachers to file a class-action lawsuit in federal court against the California Teachers Association and several local affiliates, alleging that the teachers unions continued to deduct dues from their paychecks in violation of the Supreme Court’s Janus ruling.
Less than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus vs. AFSCME, two of the largest public sector unions in the country lost more than 90 percent of their fee-paying nonmembers, according to annual reports filed with the U.S. Department of Labor.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday that his 2020 campaign voluntarily recognized a bargaining unit organized with a labor union, making it the first major party presidential campaign to do so.
The Buckeye Institute appealed a case to the United States Supreme Court that could prohibit forced public sector union representation if successful.
Labor unions are collecting dues from public employees without their “affirmative consent” in defiance of a Supreme Court ruling, a new lawsuit alleges.
Self-identified union members are just as likely to support a Republican for office as a Democrat, according to polling data released by Pew Research Center Monday.
By putting unions in the position of having to work harder and prove value to their membership, teachers, students and taxpayers will benefit. Unions, if they’re up to the challenge, will benefit too.
“Nearman’s refund represents the first of what should ultimately be hundreds of millions of dollars or even more returned to public employees for union fees seized from them in violation of the First Amendment,” National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix said in a statement.