The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation defends America's workers against the abuses of compulsory unionism. To learn your rights as a private sector employee, click on any of the following questions:
Questions & Answers
- Can I be required to be a union member or pay dues to a union?
- If I work in a Right to Work state, can I resign my union membership and cut off any further dues collections from my salary?
- How can I resign my union membership?
- How do I eliminate the union from my workplace?
- How do I cut off the use of my dues for politics and other nonbargaining activities?
- If I do not live in a Right to Work State, how can I stop paying all union dues?
- What if I have religious objections to joining or financially supporting a union?
- What if I am a victim of union violence?
- What if I want to work during a strike?
- If I believe my rights have been violated by compulsory unionism abuses, can I file my own unfair labor practice charges against the union or the employer at the National Labor Relations Board?
- What are my rights if the union is conducting a "Card Check" organizing drive at my workplace?
- What are my rights if I must obtain work through a union hiring hall?
- Special Legal Notice to Workers Paying Agency Fees to the CWA
- Special Legal Notice to Employees Represented by the Machinists union (IAM) or the Transportation Communications Union (TCU) -- Reduce your dues by about 20%
- Special Bulletin for Private-sector Workers Subjected to Top Down Organizing "Neutrality Agreements"
- Special Bulletin for Actors and Actresses
Issue Briefing Papers
- Decertification Election
- Deauthorization Election
- Big Labor's Massive Political Machine
- Big Labor’s Top Ten Special Privileges
- The tip of the iceberg: PACs & The Forced-dues Base of Big Labor's Political Machine
- An Employee's Guide to Union Dues and Religious Do Nots
- Can Union Bosses Punish You" - Union Discipline and Employee Rights
- Legal Analysis of Nebraska Legislative Bill 226
- Are You Funding Your Union’s Federal PAC (Political Action Committee) Unknowingly or Against Your Will?
- Union Bosses Richer After Campaign "Reform": The Impact of Initiative 134 in Washington State
- Catholic Social Teaching and the Right to Work
- Employees in Right to Work States
- Policy Analysis: The Permissible Use of Forced Union Dues From Hanson to Beck