2018 Survey Results: Over half of public-sector union workers support Janus decision

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that government workers cannot be forced to pay fees to a labor union. Many experts described this ruling as the most significant court decision affecting collective bargaining rights in decades. To better understand how state government employees view this ruling, and whether they plan to continue or stop paying…

2017 Study: Union vs. Right-to-Work

A Comparison of Members’ Opinions of Union Performance, Management and Practices As the union landscape continues to shift — with membership rates declining, increasing adoption of Right-to-Work laws, and other changes — it is unclear whether employees working in non-Right-to-Work states actually fare better than their Right-to-Work counterparts. According to the 2017 survey results, the answer is…

2016 Survey Results

For National Employee Freedom Week, 2016, union members were asked two questions about employee freedom. In addition to asking if union members would like to opt-out of their union, NEFW also looked at the support for “Workers Choice” reforms, which would allow employees who opt out to negotiate directly with their employer. Question 1: If it…