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Ohio Union Bosses Back Down from Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Union Dues Scheme Designed to Block Workers’ Janus Rights

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Settlement eliminates illegal restrictions, allows almost 30,000 Ohio government employees under AFSCME Council 11’s power to exercise Janus right to end dues deductions

COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio public employees have just won a settlement in their federal class-action lawsuit charging the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 11 union and the State of Ohio with enforcing illegal restrictions on their First Amendment right to cut off union dues deductions.

Swedish Medical Center Employee Appeals Case against SEIU Union to National Labor Relations Board General Counsel

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Union officials “hid the ball” by failing to tell worker he had no obligation to pay union fees in absence of monopoly bargaining contract

SEATTLE, WA – With free legal aid from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, Swedish Medical Center employee Roger White is appealing his case against the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199NW to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel in Washington, D.C.

Right to Work Foundation Backs Civil Service Commission’s Proposal Protecting Workers’ First Amendment ‘Janus’ Rights

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Comments urge state agency to go further, ensure that employees know they have First Amendment right under Supreme Court decision to stop payments to union

LANSING, MI – The National Right to Work Foundation submitted comments to the Michigan Civil Service Commission, supporting the Commission’s proposed move to nix the state’s current policy of using old dues authorizations to continue deducting union dues from public employee paychecks. The Commission proposes a system requiring the state to obtain consent from workers before taking dues from them every year.

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