Workers nationwide urge Supreme Court to take cases defending First Amendment right to refuse union support

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys this week filed petitions asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear several cases from rank-and-file government employees across the country. The cases challenge union-created schemes that violate public workers’ First Amendment rights by stopping them from cutting off financial support to unions of which they disapprove. … Continue reading Workers nationwide urge Supreme Court to take cases defending First Amendment right to refuse union support

16 states back Supreme Court case against union bosses snatching dues from workers who renounced membership

“Unions refuse to inform state employees that they have a First Amendment right not to pay union dues. And unions refuse to stop collecting dues despite unequivocal employee demands. The result is that tens of thousands of state employees across the country are having dues deducted to subsidize union speech without any evidence that they waived their First Amendment rights . . . .”