Teachers pay price for leaving union

By Mary C. Tillotson, Watchdog.org

A California teachers who want to opt out of supporting the teachers union’s political lobbying is now without professional liability insurance or a contract vote, even though those provisions are part of collective bargaining.

NLRB Precedent Not Binding after Noel Canning, Labor Board Judge Declares, Rejecting Claimed Dues Deduction Violation

The National Law Review

In an unusual move, an NLRB administrative law judge has disregarded Board law and held that an employer that stopped dues deductions after the expiration of its collective bargaining agreement did not commit an unfair labor practice, dismissing an unfair labor practice complaint. Lincoln Lutheran of Racine, 30-CA-11099 (JD-49-14 August 11, 2014).

Forced Unionism Linked to Public-Payroll Bloat

National Right to Work Committee

It undoubtedly comes as no surprise to most regular readers of the National Right to Work Newsletter that state and local tax burdens are on average significantly more onerous in states where compulsory union dues are permitted than in states where they are prohibited.