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Educating workers about their right to opt out of union membership

Mailee Smith, Illinois Policy Institute Aug. 16, 2016, 9:02am

National Employee Freedom Week spotlights the ability of all Illinois workers – including state employees – to opt out of unions, and outlines the reforms needed to ensure true worker freedom.

HB 580, AFSCME undermine fair contract negotiations

Mailee Smith, Illinois Policy Institute May 17, 2016, 6:37am

Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed House Bill 580 on Monday, a bill that strips taxpayers of representation during the state’s negotiations with government-worker unions.