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Foundation Wins Settlement in Case Challenging CWA Union Scheme to Block New Mexico State Employees from Exercising Janus Rights

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Union officials to pay back more than $16,000 illegally seized from workers’ paychecks and remove union-imposed restrictions on cutting off dues payments

Albuquerque, N.M. (October 21, 2019) — National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys have won a settlement in a case to protect New Mexico state employees’ rights as recognized in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision last year.

UConn Professor Receives Over $5,000 in Post- Janus Settlement

Foundation-backed rule clarification takes aim at SEIU’s illicit $100 million per year money grab

STORRS, CT – Steven Utke, an accounting professor at the University of Connecticut, has received a settlement for $5,251.48 from American Association of University Professors (AAUP) union officials in his action, claiming the AAUP seized union dues in violation of his First Amendment rights. National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys forced AAUP to settle after filing a federal lawsuit for Utke.

National Right to Work Foundation Issues Special Legal Notice for Chicago Teachers Facing Strike: You Have Right to Refuse to Abandon Your Students

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Recent cases brought by Foundation staff attorneys demonstrate union officials frequently mislead workers about their rights during a union-ordered strike

CHICAGO, IL – Staff attorneys at the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation have issued a special legal notice to the over 20,000 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers who will be affected by the strike planned by Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) union officials to begin on October 17.









  • Can I be required to be a union member or pay dues?
  • What if I want to continue working during a strike?
  • How can I resign my union membership?
  • What are my rights if there is a «card check» organizing drive at my workplace?
  • How do I eliminate forced union dues from my workplace?
  • How do I eliminate the union from my workplace?
  • How do I cut off the use of my forced dues for politics?
  • What if I have a religious objection to being affiliated with a union?
  • How can I request free legal aid?
  • How does the National Right to Work Foundation differ from the National Right to Work Committee?