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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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July 29, 2019

SEIU 668 has failed my shop for years, and we need a new union 

I have been a state employee for 18 years. Since 2009, I’ve worked at a Berks County state hospital represented by ...

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June 27, 2019

Thanks to Mark Janus, a year of wins

Today marks one year since Janus v. AFSCME, when the U.S. Supreme Court struck a victory for government worker ...

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June 21, 2019

SEIU 668 agrees to let state workers resign when they wish

A funny thing happens when workers stand up to big and overbearing national unions: they win

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May 28, 2019

No more dues skimming…for now

In case you missed it early this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a ruling ...

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