Freedom Foundation

Dissenting Judge in Boardman Lawsuit Had It Exactly Right

In Boardman v. Inslee, a split panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals last week said it violated neither the law nor the Constitution for a public-sector union to deceive voters and abuse Washington’s initiative process in order to achieve what it couldn’t in litigation or through the...

Will King Inslee’s reign over Washington businesses come to an end?

A lawsuit and motion for preliminary injunction filed on Oct. 1 by five Skamania County business owners challenging Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s lingering COVID-19 restrictions will be heard and decided in part, tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 30.

SEIU 1000 Members Openly Question Its Priorities

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that unions are extremely active in politics and often directly harm their own members interests in pursuit of their own political goals.

Lies, Intimidation Triumph Over Transparency in Whatcom County

The residents of Whatcom County (Wash.) on Oct. 13 were denied a common-sense government transparency reform when county commissioners there succumbed to a full-court press from union operatives more interested in spinning wild conspiracy theories than relying on fact or reason.

Freedom Foundation: Returning Control of Union Dues to the Workers

Christopher Day, a worker represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 756 (ATU), was so fed up with the union’s antics that he opted out and decided that if he ever joined again, it would be on his own terms.

Freedom Foundation Lawsuit Briefs Argues Mask Mandate Exceeds Authority

In Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown’s emergency executive order for dealing with COVID-19 morphed into a statewide mask mandate written by the State Department of Health and enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Authority (OSHA).

Biden’s Labor Plans Will Be a Major Change

Joe Biden would also create a “cabinet-level working group” to “explore the expansion of sectoral bargaining,”

Union Calls to Defund Law Enforcement Show Their True Colors

Across the nation, there are protests and riots against law enforcement based on the actions of alleged unjust police shootings.