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Larry Sand does a fine job of laying out how taxpayer money pays for the collection of union dues, a practice that could end with the Janus v. AFSCME decision.  Check out the story on As we await a ruling in the public employee freedom case, it’s time to liberate taxpayers from…(Read More)

Inter-union battles are no recent development. For years staff unions (employees who work for unions themselves) have done exactly what union officials urge their members to do – protest and strike when they are not satisfied.  Now, with a Janus v. AFSCME decision coming in the next few weeks, and a spate of teacher protests…(Read More)


Michael Thulen agrees with Mark Janus. Thulen is president of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, (AFSCME) Local 3790 in New Jersey. As president of AFSCME Local 3790 in New Jersey, I empathize with [Jack] Phillip’s difficult position of being pitted between his personal principles and the coerced nature of the law…(Read More)