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

Transparency Deferred During Union Contract Negotiations

Governor Wolf’s administration just finalized secretive contract negotiations with some of his strongest political allies, underscoring the need for greater transparency.

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Employee Rights Notification Becomes Imperative Following New Court Ruling

Earlier this week a U.S. District Court judge let unconstitutional laws remain, trusting unions to abide by the Janus ruling despite a history of breaking the rules.

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Pa. Attorney General Agrees: Workers Should Know Their Rights

The Pennsylvania attorney general wants government employees to know their rights. We agree, which is why we need the Employee Rights Notification Act.

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