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Sometimes it just comes with the turf you want to pay check to pay the dues because as the years you're not in if you're not signed up many workers forced to join unions.
As a condition for employment.
But what if that we're not a condition what -- -- -- -- way to keep the job but don't be union there is then this that's an employee freedom week.
I wanted to meet the guy who's trying to make it possible.
-- RT it is part of this nationwide initiative among some sixty groups and 35 states.
Helping workers who steal all locked in to opt out.
-- explain how this works.
That's right -- thanks for having me to this is a nationwide campaign to inform those workers that they have rights to leave the union.
We tell them how to leave the union where else they can go to get professional membership benefits many teachers many employees they don't know they have these rights and we want to help them exercise that right if they -- But doesn't become a hostile workplace in other words a union the guy is always gonna tell the guy who who tries to -- Well that's a fine thank you for.
Visited the -- deals we're helping you score and the nice increases in benefits are getting.
And now you're not even paying into the union and it helps provide him.
That can happen and it does take a courageous -- to leave the union and say you're not serving me.
For all the money take out of my paycheck I'm not getting when I want I'd like to go somewhere else we think Americans should have that right.
Thankfully under law they do that many people don't know exactly how to get out when they can get out they know how to navigate the difficult process the union has set out.
For them to -- this.
A legal right they could do there's been a lot of the global data -- in -- that it -- eye popping salaries.
And then the -- reports that have money to go to let's -- largely democratic campaigns.
After while they just say hey I want out of this but there's hell to pay if they even think about giving how do you take that -- We'll even before the hell to pay many people just don't know who to ask their uncomfortable going to a colleague or their union rapport they Google and they don't find anything so national police believe is designed with the -- -- in my and its employee freedom weak dot com.
An employee anywhere in the country can go and find out exactly what their rights are even print out opt out letters they fill out the rest of the information and they can go and give themselves the rays get better results than the union cannot provide better service to those who -- -- -- it.
You know none other than ever distinguish our -- there about their union contributions that have alliance general -- in 97%.
To 3% barometer that.
Bob went -- The Democrat.
And I'm I'm thinking there's no way.
Close in 98% of union households.
Are voting for Democrats I know in my home state of New Jersey.
They're Chris Christie a Republican governors very popular would you need council's I guess that's a much of union leaders but when you -- -- quite popular.
So there's a clear disconnect there is not.
That's absolutely true and that disconnect exists because employees don't know they have these options.
This whole effort was started by the Nevada policy research institute and the association American educators to make sure that teachers and other employees.
Know about these right so they can start exercising them.
We conducted a survey for national -- freedom -- that revealed that up to 33%.
Of union households would like that right to leave the union.
Which it confirms your point.
Now units -- we don't have that same right in -- right to work states it's an uphill a possible battle.
It's not -- what he sent.
Unions say a lot of things but they.
Their concern is that they can't have 100% membership with less than 50% satisfaction and -- we -- to change those who want to leave we'll leave.
Operation of keeping this a -- -- making this a very difficult process is preventing.
Them from serving their members well.
From giving them what they've promised them for all the money they take.
-- very interest and let people decide if they want to find if they don't that's warranted but give them.
Give them that service well put thank you very much.
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