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California Homecare Providers File Class Action Lawsuit Challenging Union ‘Escape Period’ Scheme Used to Unlawfully Seize Dues

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Union officials violate providers’ First Amendment and statutory rights by refusing to halt deductions of union dues from Medicaid payments

SACRAMENTO, CA – California homecare providers who receive Medicaid payments for serving disabled individuals have filed a class-action lawsuit with free legal aid from attorneys provided by the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff and Washington-based Freedom Foundation. They charge union officials with violating their legal rights by unlawfully restricting them from stopping payment of union dues and fees, as is their right under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Harris and Janus decisions and the Medicaid statute.

NLRB General Counsel Rules for Workers in Cases Challenging Coercive Union Practices

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Union officials to be held accountable for illegally forcing workers to sign misleading payroll deduction forms and intimidating workers seeking to oust union

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the National Right to Work Foundation announced victories in three cases filed by Foundation staff attorneys for workers whose rights were violated by union officials who enforced mandatory dues checkoff authorizations that violate the workers’ rights and harassed workers who sought to oust the union.

Paramedic Levies Charges Against Teamsters, Medic One for Illegal Threats, Discipline and Dues Demands

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Teamster union agents also charged with destroying employee’s postings about workers’ rights before union officials moved to have him fired

ST. LOUIS, MO – A St. Louis-area paramedic is mounting a federal unfair labor practice charge against the Teamsters Local 610 union for multiple violations of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The violations charged include blocking his right to resign from union membership and demanding punishment by his employer because he attempted to inform coworkers of their rights.