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March 12, 2020

Mark Janus asks Supreme Court to get money back from union

This week, lawyers for storied Illinois government worker Mark Janus filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court. They ...

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February 26, 2020

Unions fight being accountable to members

In the heart of Washington, DC, in the halls of the U.S. Department of Labor, officials are considering a ...

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February 10, 2020

Philadelphia UPS worker challenges Teamsters—and wins

We’ve long argued that the major state and national unions like SEIU, AFSCME, and the AFL-CIO have been doing ...

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January 20, 2020

SEIU’s scandals reveal longstanding rot

What’s up with SEIU lately? The national union, with its 1.9 million members and massive Washington, DC headquarters in stylish ...

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December 18, 2019

Four things we learned about AFSCME and SEIU in 2019

In the year after the Janus ruling, each Pennsylvania union saw membership grow nearly 5 percent. AFSCME now has 52,883 members, while ...

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November 13, 2019

New lawsuit aims to get back fair share fees taken before Janus ruling

Last week, in a Pennsylvania capitol press conference with Mark Janus, the national nonprofit law firm the Liberty Justice Center (...

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October 9, 2019

More state worker unions drop exit windows

The latest contracts for Pennsylvania state workers are slowly being made public, and as the Fairness Center noted this week, ...

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September 24, 2019

New AFSCME state worker contract removes resignation window, but adds other problems

Newly negotiated contracts with some 78,000 Commonwealth employees and their unions are slowly trickling in. In June, we reported on how ...

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September 6, 2019

Three workers fought back against SEIU Local 668 – and won

Americans for Fair Treatment Director Keith Williams has an encouraging editorial at TribLive.com about the importance of principled courage—...

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