Yet there are discrepancies in their data: One of the nation’s largest teachers unions claimed to have only one dissenting member in its federal labor records, contradicting the reports from numerous local affiliates. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) disclosed that only one teacher out of more than 1.6 million opted out of paying full […]
Another victory for right-to-work advocates in Wisconsin! As the Washington Free Beacon noted: “A judge in Wisconsin voided a teachers union contract that would have forced educators in the Kenosha Unified School District to pay dues as a condition of employment.”
This lawsuit was filed on the heels of Illinois GOP Governor Bruce Rauner’s lawsuit to end mandatory union dues for civil servants i.e. public employees, in order to bolster Rauner’s case and possibly deter Rauner from settling out of court.
10/4/2015 - Only One Teacher Dissented from Paying Union Dues, Labor Union Reports
3/28/2015 - Judge Strikes Down Coercive Union Dues in Wisconsin
3/24/2015 - Illinois Gov’t Workers Sue to End Mandatory Union Dues