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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation

Defending America's workers from the abuses of compulsory unionism

three stars

82.61

8001 Braddock Road Springfield, VA 22160
tel: (800) 336-3600   Web Site
EIN: 59-1588825

Board Leadership
Frederick Fowler, III
Chair

CEO
Mark A. Mix
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.61 three stars
  Financial 91.30 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 77.00 two stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, established in 1968, provides free legal aid to employees whose human or civil rights have been violated by abuses of compulsory unionism. The Foundation's legal aid program is designed to fulfill two objectives: to enforce employees' existing legal rights against forced unionism abuses; and to win new legal precedents expanding these rights and protections. These objectives are fulfilled through the litigation of cases involving: misuse of forced union dues for political purposes; union coercion violating employees' constitutional and civil rights; injustices of compulsory union hiring halls; union violations of the merit principle in public employment and academic freedom in education; union violence against workers; and violations of other existing legal protections against union coercion.

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, established in 1968, provides free legal aid to employees whose human or civil rights have been violated by abuses of compulsory unionism. The Foundation's legal aid program is designed to fulfill two objectives: to enforce employees' existing legal rights against forced unionism abuses; and to win new legal precedents expanding these rights and protections. These objectives are fulfilled through the litigation of cases involving: misuse of forced union dues for political purposes; union coercion violating employees' constitutional and civil rights; injustices of compulsory union hiring halls; union violations of the merit principle in public employment and academic freedom in education; union violence against workers; and violations of other existing legal protections against union coercion.

Financial

four stars

91.30

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

77.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
84.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Expenses 10.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.86
  Program Expenses Growth 3.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
Joint Cost Allocation Adjustment applied. Learn more.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (VA) 82.61 three stars
National People's Action (IL) 87.17 three stars
National Urban League (NY) 87.44 three stars
Louisville Urban League (KY) 90.18 four stars
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (NY) 85.22 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,271,794
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,271,794
   Program Service Revenue $91,878
Total Primary Revenue $5,363,672
   Other Revenue $603,401
TOTAL REVENUE $5,967,073
   
EXPENSES (Adjusted)  
   Program Expenses $5,509,955
   Administrative Expenses $339,937
   Fundraising Expenses $449,818
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,299,710
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-332,637
   
Net Assets $19,197,860

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Providing Legal Assistance $3,937,277 69.0%
Informing Workers of Their Rights $1,276,144 22.4%
Educational Program $494,471 8.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 82.61 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 79.94 two stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 80.65 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 77.08 two stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 75.92 two stars
2011-12 12/01/2012 76.24 two stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 74.49 two stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 75.15 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 81.71 three stars
2008-12 05/01/2010 82.53 three stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 90.33 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 75.96 two stars
2005-12 02/01/2007 68.30 one star
2004-12 06/01/2006 64.34 one star
2003-12 05/01/2005 61.72 one star
2002-12 03/01/2004 65.43 one star
2001-12 04/15/2003 59.74 one star
2000-12 04/15/2002 67.33 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 59-1588825
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK LEGAL DEFENSE & EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
NTEE Code I80
NTEE Classification Legal Services
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (430) Defense of human and civil rights
(59) Other school related activities
(566) Job training, counseling, or assistance
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date June, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,620 2.26% Mark A. Mix President
Other Salaries of Note
$179,619 2.85% Raymond J. Lajeunesse Jr. Vice President, Legal Director
$165,469 2.62% G. Taubman Staff Attorney
$162,340 2.57% M. Chapptell Staff Attorney
$158,374 2.51% B. Cameron Staff Attorney
$157,773 2.50% J Raudabaugh Staff Attorney
$156,830 2.48% R. Clair Staff Attorney

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (VA) 82.61 three stars
ALIGN: The Alliance for a Greater New York (NY) 91.57 four stars
Equal Justice Works (DC) 91.26 four stars
OneAmerica (WA) 89.30 three stars
State Voices (DC) 92.22 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation
8001 Braddock Road
Springfield, VA 22160
tel: (800) 336-3600
fax: (703) 321-9613
EIN: 59-1588825

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Board Leadership

Frederick Fowler, III
Chair

CEO

Mark A. Mix
President

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