Freedom Foundation

Freedom Foundation sues WEA, WFSE to end forced unionization

On March 16, the Freedom Foundation filed a pair of separate class-action lawsuits — one on behalf of public school teachers and the other on behalf of state employees — against two of the most powerful unions in Washington state: the Washington Education Association and the Washington Federation...

Janus v. AFSCME: Report from the argument

The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that could end compulsory unionism for public employees nationwide. The national spotlight has been focused on the Court all week, and I had the great fortune of attending the argument.

Debate over SEIU bill characterized by hypocrisy, deception

As the debate over SB 6199 continues to rage in Olympia, evidence continues to mount that the measure is nothing more than an attempt to boost SEIU 775’s membership. Several incidents and data points have emerged in recent days conforming to two major themes: Deception and hypocrisy.

Caregiver takes on SEIU on King 5

SEIU 775 claims it “represents” 36,000 Medicaid-paid individual provider (IP) home care aides in Washington. This may be true in a legal sense, but it doesn’t mean the union speaks for caregivers like Melissa Santiago.

Former SEIU 925 director’s forced honesty validates Freedom Foundation’s efforts

By union standards, former SEIU 925 Director Kim Cook’s comments about the Freedom Foundation in a recently posted YouTube video veer remarkably close to honesty. Admiration even.