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

Public-Sector Unions Two Years After Janus v. AFSCME

Two years after Janus freed workers from forced union fees, public sector employees are still fighting for greater protection.

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Liquor Store Clerk Scores a Win for Free Speech

Liquor store clerk John Kabler sued for the right to leave his union. In April, the union agreed to refund his dues and honor his resignation. 

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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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