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Media Mentions – Week of December 1st, 2019

Columbus Dispatch – Public Employees Need to Know Their Rights on Union Membership

If people don’t know their rights, they can’t exercise them. And that’s exactly what government unions want for public-sector employees in Ohio.

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The News Tribune – The wait is over. No more compulsory public-employee union fees in Tacoma and beyond

For government workers in Washington, the freedom to choose not to be a dues-paying member of a public-employee union is finally at hand.

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The News Tribune – Until unions fully comply with Janus, the fight will go on

Kudos to The News Tribune for correctly characterizing recent landmark legal decisions as clear setbacks for public-employee unions that feasted for generations on mandatory dues and/or agency fees.

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Liberty News – Liberty Law graduate marks historic win at Washington Supreme Court

Winning a unanimous decision from a state supreme court is an accomplishment that many attorneys never attain, but for Liberty University School of Law graduate Sydney Phillips (’18), this milestone occurred in her first year of practice.

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The Blue Mountain Eagle – Employees sue teacher’s union over slow responses to requests to leave it

Four Hillsboro school employees sued their union and school district Thursday in federal court, arguing that the union slow-walks requests from employees who want to quit their unions in violation of their rights under the U.S. Constitution.

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Ballotpedia – Federal judge hears challenge to payroll deductions for public-sector union dues

On Nov. 19, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, heard oral arguments in Mendez v. California Teachers Association, a case involving payroll deductions for public-sector union dues.

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