Unions & Labor Policy

Recent Issues

Union Resignation Guide

Are you dissatisfied with your union representation? If so, you have the power to resign your membership without paying an agency fee. Here are pointers to guide you through the process.

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Paycheck Protection Toolkit

Currently, state and local governments, including school districts, use taxpayer-funded payroll systems and public employee time to collect union campaign contributions as well as union membership dues, a portion of which is used for political activity. Government unions spend dues money on a variety of political activities, including get-out-the-vote drives, election mailers in support of candidates, lobbying of legislators, TV and radio ads, and fundraising for political action committees.

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A Christmas Wish List for Pennsylvania

“No more lives torn apart, and wars would never start, and time would heal all hearts.” You might recognize those words from the ubiquitous-around-the-holidays song, “Grown-Up Christmas List.” Grown up? Sure. Likely to happen? Not on this planet. Here is a Christmas wish list that can come true and would make Pennsylvania a place where everyone can thrive.

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Recent Blog Posts

Government Unions Threaten to Eclipse School Choice

Governor Tom Wolf and other elected officials are pulling in millions of dollars from government unions that oppose school choice and exert considerable influence at the expense of education reform. 

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Union Dues Fuel Political Activism, Records Show

Considering government unions draw heavily from their dues to fund political activism, public school teachers who prefer not to fund this political activism of their state and national unions should have the option to join independent, unaffiliated local unions.

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CF's 2020 Vision

In 2019, we achieved important victories in educational opportunity and criminal justice reform that will help families around the Keystone State grow and prosper. But there's more work to do. Our 2020 vision is for Pennsylvania to be a place where all can flourish.

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