Freedom Foundation

Washington Legislature Resurrects Bill Creating Union-Sought Exemptions in Public Records Act

Government unions have resurrected legislation in Olympia designed to prevent the Freedom Foundation from communicating with public employees about their right to refrain from or resign their union membership. Though similar bills have died in the Legislature for the past five years, House Bill...

UW Employees the Latest to Sue Union Over The Right To Opt Out

The Freedom Foundation on Jan. 20 filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of a class of University of Washington employees whose attempts to exercise their Constitutionally protected right to opt out of union membership and dues are being thwarted by the school and the union, Service Employees...

Freedom Foundation Opt-Out Campaign Cuts SEIU 503’s Political Spending by Over 60%

Service Employees International Union Local 503 (SEIU 503) has been a major focus of the Freedom Foundation since the organization expanded into Oregon in 2015

Sacramento School District Negotiating Itself into Oblivion

Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) administrators are asking themselves the same question today after an audit performed by the California State Auditors Office in December made it clear the district is in big trouble.

California Lifeguards ‘Stoked’ To Have Freedom Foundation on Their Side

The Freedom Foundation, on Jan. 7, held a press conference in Huntington Beach, Calif., to announce the filing of its latest lawsuit — this time on behalf of more than two dozen Orange County lifeguards

Seattle Times, Spokesman-Review Chronicle Freedom Foundation’s Outreach to Teachers

Newspapers in Washington’s two largest cities published features during January about the Freedom Foundation’s latest outreach effort to the state’s teachers.

Orange County Lifeguards and Beyond Drowning in Union Dues, File Suit Against State

More than twenty lifeguards in Orange County and surrounding counties filed a class-action lawsuit on Jan. 06 against the California State Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA), alleging the union violated their Constitutional rights by forcing them to maintain union membership against their express...

2019 Brought Freedom to Thousands of Oregon Public Employees

The Freedom Foundation’s Oregon office is celebrating yet another successful year of fighting for freedom and fairness on behalf of public employees across the Beaver State.