Freedom Foundation

Media Mentions – Week of August 5th

Town Hall – Washington State Employees Sue To Leave Union After Being Told They Missed The ‘Escape Period’

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Janus v. AFSCME is already having an impact on workers’ unions across the country. In June, the high court said state government workers could not be forced to pay “fair share” fees to support collective bargaining and other union activities.

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Washington Examiner – Class Action Suit Alleges Wash. State, Union Conspired To Ignore Supreme Court Ruling

A class action lawsuit alleges that Washington state officials are conspiring with a public sector union to ignore a recent Supreme Court ruling that said workers couldn’t be forced to pay union dues.

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Wall Street Journal – Unions Take A Hit After Supreme Court Ruling

Public-sector unions are facing steep falls in revenue and trying to prevent the loss of members in the wake of a recent Supreme Court ruling.

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IJR – Unions Feel The Pain After SCOTUS Decision Stops The Flood Of Cash

The greatest fears of public employee unions are beginning to be realized. In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME decision just weeks ago, the well of compulsory dues is already drying up for public employee unions.

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Vogue – Supreme Court’s Janus ruling will end cash cow for liberal activists: experts

The battle over unions collecting money from non-members moved from the Supreme Court to the court of public employees’ opinion.

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Daily Caller – Trump Could Deliver Unions Another Crushing Blow By Kicking Mike Pearce Off The Federal Labor Board

Democrat Mike Pearce’s term on the National Labor Relations Board is up on Aug. 27 when he will either leave the board or be reappointed

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The Heartland Institute – Comment In Support Of The Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking Reassignment Of Medicaid Provider Claims

In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans writes in support of a proposed rule that would end the ability of states to skim Medicaid dollars from

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Thousand Oaks Acorns – Teachers Unions Brace For Impact From Supreme Court Ruling

Teachers unions across the state and nation are ramping up efforts to maintain membership after a watershed ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

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