Tennessee hospital worker Dorothy Frame recently filed a lawsuit against LIUNA (Laborers’ International Union of North America) for religious discrimination. The union actively uses union dues to donate to pro-abortion groups. Frame, being a Catholic, claims this goes against her religious beliefs and therefore has tried to request omission from paying union dues. However, LIUNA officials are now demanding … Continue reading LIUNA Bosses Demand Employee “Prove Her Beliefs” in Religious Discrimination Lawsuit
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J & J Worldwide Service employee Dorothy Frame, who works at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, is hitting Laborers’ International Union (LIUNA) officials at her workplace with a federal lawsuit for religious discrimination. She asserts that union officials are making her violate her Catholic religious beliefs by forcing her to fund the union’s activities … Continue reading Catholic Fort Campbell employee slams LIUNA union bosses with federal lawsuit for illegal religious discrimination
University of California Irvine lab assistant Amber Walker has won a settlement forcing University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE) union officials at her workplace to stop illegally taking dues money from her paycheck. The victory comes after Walker sought free legal aid from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys and hit UPTE officials with … Continue reading UPTE union bosses back down, settle UC Irvine lab assistant’s lawsuit battling unconstitutional dues seizures from wages
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
“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 . . . .”
Union-created ‘escape periods’ are a deliberate attack on the First Amendment right of public employees to stop funding government union bosses’ speech which was recognized in the Supreme Court’s Janus decision.
Like many who speak up against union bosses, Geary became a target for union harassment.
Four California workers from Oregon are taking a stand against compulsory unionism and asking the Supreme Court to refund dues that have been involuntarily taken from them over the years.
Union officials, especially at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), have long used deceptive and even unconstitutional tactics to divert taxpayer-funded Medicaid payments into union coffers.
The lawsuits together could enable thousands of public sector employees to obtain refunds of millions of dollars in union dues seized before the Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME decision.