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Not every terminated employee wins a $10,000 settlement, but Jeff Richmond did. The West Virginian utility worker refused to donate to his union's political action committee. So the Laborers International Union had him fired.
This week has been dubbed National Employee Freedom Week, a critical national effort to inform employees of the freedom they have regarding opting out of union membership and making the decision about whether union membership is right for them. It's also a chance for Utah teachers to exercise their right to choose the association that best serves them and their profession.
Workers at unionized companies have the right to opt out of some or all union dues. The Supreme Court ruled in Communication Workers of America vs. Beck (1988) that unions cannot force workers to fund their political activities. I could have kept that portion of these dues.
CARSON CITY — Soon, as Shakespeare’s Mark Antony says, the sounds of “Cry ‘Havoc,’ and let slip the dogs of war” will ring across the state.
It’s coming in 2014 whether you want it or not: a civil war over taxes.
Its spoils will be more than $1 billion a year, most of it out of your own wallets.
The Nevada Policy Research Institute is launching another campaign to encourage teachers to drop their union memberships.
More than 100 Clark County public schools' ratings were downgraded under Nevada's new school accountability system unveiled Friday morning.
Geoffrey Lawrence talks 2013 Legislative Session with Kevin Wall
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Senate endorsed NV Energy Inc.'s plan Wednesday to retire coal-fired power plants and pave the way for the state's biggest electrical utility to transition to more renewable sources.
Democrats universally praise reduced pupil-teacher ratios as the answer to all of public education’s woes. Teachers and parents love the idea. The teacher union is also a staunch supporter because the additional membership and dues it brings in substantially increase the union’s political clout.