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Foundation Fights to Enforce Janus Victory and Halt Big Labor’s Coercive Tactics

The following article is from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation’s bi-monthly Foundation Action Newsletter, March/April 2019 edition. To view other editions or to sign up for a free subscription, click here. Foundation attorneys litigating more than 25 cases for public employees over Janus rights violations CWA union officials, led by top boss […]

SCOTUS Asked to Hear Homecare Providers’ Case Seeking Return of Seized Union Fees

Providers fight to reclaim $32 million in union fees seized in violation of First Amendment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Foundation-won Harris v. Quinn case that a scheme imposed by the state of Illinois, in which over 80,000 individual home care providers were unionized by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and forced to pay union fees out of the state funding they receive, violated the providers’ First Amendment rights.

Ohio Worker Files Amicus Brief in Federal Lawsuit Seeking Return of Ohio Teachers’ Forced Union Fees

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Ohio union officials seized forced union fees in violation of workers’ First Amendment Janus rights

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys filed an amicus brief with the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Ohio Department of Taxation employee who has lawsuit seeking the refund of potentially millions of dollars of forced fees taken from him and other state employees by AFSCME Local 11 union officials.