HAVE YOU HEARD THE OPT- OUT SPOTS ON KIRO RADIO, URGING LISTENERS TO LEAVE UNIONS? THESE NASTY ADS ARE SPONSORED BY THE BILLIONAIRE-BACKED WASHINGTON POLICY CENTER. SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE FREEDOM FOUNDATION IS PROMOTING THEIR OPT OUT WEBSITE BY URGING PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO LEAVE THEIR UNIONS. BESIDES PROMOTING RIGHT TO WORK, THESE REACTIONARY THINK TANKS OPPOSE THE MINIMUM WAGE, DENY CLIMATE CHANGE, LOBBY TO SMASH PENSIONS AND DEMOLISH CIVIL RIGHTS AND MUCH MORE.
OWLS is an open, multiracial, multicultural group of rank-and-file labor activists, committed to education and action with the aim of building solidarity and fighting spirit in the labor movement.
By choosing to opt in and pay your dues, you show that you support what your union is doing. By allowing entities to manipulate our unions, they are dangerously threatening our livelihood.
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In the case of Janus Vs. AFSCME, it was decided that paying union dues was against our first amendment rights. Without your dues, your union is not able to fight for better wages, safety regulations, benefits, pension, and representation.
Cloaked in lies and bankrolled by billionaires, the Freedom Foundation is running a big bucks, aggressive campaign on media venues to prey on unaware workers. Their message? “Opt out” of the union. The goal of the Freedom Foundation is to bankrupt the labor movement and eviscerate workers’ rights on and off the job.
Wages, benefits and working conditions are protected by a legal contract. A contract spells out how muh each worker earns. Unions negotiate raises for everyone. If you are unfairly treated, the union provides due process to protect you against unjust supervisors.
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