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Freedom Weekly: Oregon - June 17, 2017 - Workers of Faith

June 19, 2017

What does it mean to be a "worker of faith"? The U.S. Constitution is clear; union members have the robust right to object to how their union dues are spent and redirect then to a charity. Freedom Foundation is here to help. Listen in to hear the basics of the law and how to do it.

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WSDOT Workers Decertify Union

June 16, 2017

Washington state collective bargaining laws make it easy for unions to organize public employees but difficult for the employees to ever change unions or decertify. However, with the Freedom Foundation's assistance, a group of state workers in the Real Estate Services Division of the Department of Transportation (DOT) managed to do just that in April.

Liberty Live

Inslee Shrugs Off SEIU Violations Of Collective Bargaining Agreement

June 15, 2017

At a recent hearing before the Washington State Senate's Commerce, Labor and Sports Committee, the Freedom Foundation documented how Gov. Jay Inslee's administration has allowed SEIU 775 to violate the terms of its collective bargaining agreement with the state, to the detriment of state operations, without facing any consequences.

Liberty Live

How SEIU 503 Spent Members’ Dues in 2016

June 8, 2017

Like all government unions in Oregon, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503 benefits greatly from its state-sanctioned ability to collect union dues and fees from public workers as a condition of their employment.

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Freedom Weekly Oregon - June 3, 2017 - School Is Out!

June 5, 2017

Teachers have rights regarding their union membership, and we'll be talking to them this summer. If you are a teacher or know a teacher, listen as Anne Marie Gurney and Aaron Withe talk through the upcoming deadlines and dates teachers have coming up.