CUNY Professors’ Lawsuit Challenging Forced Association with Antisemitism-Linked Union Continues at Second Circuit

City University professors challenge NY law that forces them to be represented by hostile union hierarchy NEW YORK, NY - Six City University of New York (CUNY) professors have taken their federal civil rights lawsuit against Professional Staff Congress (PSC) union officials to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Goldstein v. Professional Staff Congress/CUNY: A Case to Protect Public Employees’ Freedom of Association

The case is currently pending at the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. About the Case For decades, government sector union bosses have relied on two pillars of coercion — forced dues and forced representation — to maintain their grip on power over America’s public servants and the public services citizens rely […]

Full Foundation Action September/October 2023 Newsletter Now Online

All articles from the September/October issue of Foundation Action newsletter are now on the website.

After Janus, Foundation Continues Fight to Expand Freedom for Public Employees

Building off Janus, CUNY professors’ lawsuit could end forced ‘representation’ powers NEW YORK, NY – The Foundation’s historic Janus victory was a serious blow to public sector union bosses’ coercive power in its own right. But it also opened the door for efforts to free public workers completely from forced dues and forced representation.

Full Foundation Action March/April 2022 Newsletter Now Online

Read about NYC university professors taking aim at forced union "representation," a casino worker challenging the order installing an unwanted union via "Card Check," and more All articles from the March/April 2022 issue of the Foundation Action newsletter, plus a special video message from National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix, are now available on the website.

NYC University Professors Take Aim at Forced Union ‘Representation’

CUNY professors’ lawsuit argues NY law forces them under power of anti-Semitic union NEW YORK, NY – CUNY professors Jeffrey Lax, Michael Goldstein, Avraham Goldstein, Frimette Kass-Shraibman, Mitchell Langbert, and Maria Pagano are suing the AFL-CIO-affiliated Professional Staff Congress (PSC) union, CUNY executives, and New York State officials, challenging New York State’s “Taylor Law” that gives unions monopoly bargaining privileges in public sector workplaces like CUNY.

NYC University Professors Challenge Forced Union ‘Representation’ in Lawsuit Detailing Union Anti-Semitic Speech and Actions

CUNY professors challenge New York State law that forces them to be represented by union hierarchy that ostracizes and discriminates against them NEW YORK, NY - Six City University of New York (CUNY) professors have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) union and others. The suit challenges the New York State law (“Taylor Law”) that PSC union officials use to force the professors under their monopoly “representation,” even though none of the professors are union members and all wish to dissociate completely from the union due to its extreme ideology and poor representation.