Experts from Reason Foundation’s Pension Integrity Project recently joined us for a 45-minute discussion on the costs and risks of changes to Alaska’s pension systems. You can watch the recording here (begins 04:30), […]
Alaska Policy Forum joined nearly 50 groups on a coalition letter in support of the Employee Rights Act (ERA) of 2022. The ERA would require workers to consent for union dues deductions, protect […]
Imagine for a second, that every day public employees report to work, collect a paycheck from taxpayers, and don’t perform any government duties. Instead, they spend their time working on private tasks unrelated […]
The Keep Alaska Working campaign aims to preserve the unique economic opportunity currently enjoyed by Alaskan entrepreneurs and workers. (August 17, 2021)—Today, the Job Creators Network (JCN), a leading national small business […]
ASEA union bosses continue to block workers from exercising First Amendment right to cut off union dues payments spent on union politics and lobbying This article is republished with permission from the National […]
Are you a public servant? Have you been informed of your First Amendment rights regarding union membership? If not, check out this short explainer video!
Another state is now following Alaska’s lead and bringing in a little more freedom to government workers. The attorney general of Indiana issued an advisory opinion on June 17 which stated that the […]
There is good news for government employees in one more state! Where Alaska led the way last fall, it seems that Texas is now following suit. By way of background: thanks to the […]
If you are a government worker who is currently having union dues or fees deducted from your pay, you can stop the deduction and keep your pay. The decision to stay in or […]
If you work for a local, state, or federal government entity – a state agency, public school district, city hall, or another government body – you have the right to decide whether you […]
The following comments were submitted to Regulations.gov on February 18, 2020. The Department of Labor should subject union intermediate bodies which are composed of only public employees to the same financial transparency requirements […]
On January 17, 2020, the Senate Finance Committee saw a presentation from the Department of Administration regarding the costs of the state’s unionized public employees by bargaining unit from 2009 to 2019. The Alaska Policy Forum has summarized the data in this preliminary report, and the […]
The Alaska State Government has taken a huge step toward restoring the First Amendment rights of state employees with the issuance of Administrative Order 312. This order follows recommendations outlined in the Alaska […]
On September 11, 2019, I hosted Choice Media‘s Story of the Day for Instagram. The article I chose to discuss is “Group sues Ohio union over continued forced union dues.” Check out the […]
Looking to save money by opting out of your government union? Not sure what that entails? The resources below can answer your questions, facilitate the process, and even provide legal aid. Opt Out Today “Public […]
Can’t play the video? Watch it on our Facebook page. For more information on on this landmark ruling, check out Janus v. AFSCME: One Year Later.