Freedom Foundation

Celebrating Janus v. AFSCME One Year Anniversary

Thursday, June 27, marks the one-year anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, Janus v. AFSCME. The Janus decision affirmed right-to-work protections for all public employees nationwide, meaning they are no longer forced to pay a union in order to keep their job.

Top-heavy Teachers Union Model Crumbling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 2018 ruling in Janus v. AFSCME, which bans mandatory dues or fees in the public workplace, put government employees back in charge of their unions.

Even A Watered-Down Version of HB 2016 Should Outrage Oregonians

Today, House Bill 2016 or “the union wish-list” passed out of the Senate. HB-2016 serves as a thinly veiled shot at the Freedom Foundation’s highly successful work following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus vs. AFSCME decision, under which public employees can no longer be forced to make payments to...

Freedom Foundation sues the PDC for failing to enforce campaign finance laws

The Freedom Foundation filed a lawsuit this week against the Washington Public Disclosure Commission in Thurston County Superior Court for mishandling a campaign finance complaint against the Service Employees International Union’s Political Education and Action Fund.

Voters Refuse to Pay for Union Over-Reach

The proposal would have levied a 16-cent tax on every square foot of developed property in Los Angeles and was counted on to generate more than $500 million per year in tax revenue.

Unions Fail at Buying Salem-Keizer School Board

For too long, unions have been putting their noses, and more notably their money, into political races in hopes of buying government influence.

Unions Buying More Than Furniture with Payment to Kounalakis

First reported by the Sacramento Bee, Kounalakis was recently handed upwards of $250,000 directly by labor unions to furnish her office, throw lavish parties and impress foreign diplomats who may visit her office sometime in the future.

Laura Ingraham to Highlight Freedom Foundation Annual Banquet

Freedom Foundation members and supporters will be treated to an evening with one of the nation’s most respected — and listened to — conservative voices at the organization’s 2019 annual banquet.