A Chicago Park District employee criticizes his union leaders’ choices of candidates and causes, and rejects the union’s endorsement for governor. Conversation took place at the Palos Tea Party’s American Voter Rally in Tinley Park, IL, 10.10.2010.

The message he needs to leave on the unions voicemail is, “I have found a lawyer to bring suit under the provisions of “Communications Workers of America v. Beck

From “Blocking Beck”:

The Supreme Court’s 1988 decision in Communications Workers of America v. Beck established that union members and nonunion workers who are forced to contribute to unions cannot have their funds used for political purposes without their consent. Beck offered two potentially major benefits. First, it could have restored control of their money to individual workers. And second, since as much as 80 percent of dues are used for political purposes rather than to negotiate better salaries or working conditions, it could have reduced the ability of unions to wield political power that limits free markets.

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