Monopolistic Unionism Linked to Higher Teacher Absenteeism

On October 13, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

One typical effect of union monopoly bargaining in all kinds of workplaces, but especially in the public sector, is to make it very difficult for the employer to reward good employees or to discipline employees who slack off. A recent study by Thomas B. Fordham Institute’s senior research and policy associate David Griffith furnishes a […]

Right to Work News Clips September 22, 2017

On September 22, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

a Warren, Gillibrand, Brown Echo Canadian Call to Scrap Union Busting “Right to Work” Laws During NAFTA Talks districtsentinel.com, September 20, 2017 Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation on Wednesday that would make it tougher for states to bust unions. The trio are seeking to outlaw what Republicans […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips September 18, 2017

On September 18, 2017, in Fact Sheets, News Clips, by CLJ

Wisconsin Grocery Driver Wins Settlement with Teamster Union Officials in Case Over Illegally Seized Union Fees www.nrtw.org, September 14, 2017 With free legal aid from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a Milwaukee employee has successfully won a settlement from Teamsters Local 200 union officials. The settlement requires that Teamsters Local 200 […]

Right to Work States Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power

On September 8, 2017, in Fact Sheets, News Clips, by NILRR Staff

Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power Fall 2017 Update (download pdf file of Fact Sheet) Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power — Fall 2017 Update Percentage Growth in Total Private Sector, Non-Farm Employment (2005-2015) Right To Work States 15.4% Forced-Unionism States 10.4% Source: Department […]

‘Economizing in Connecticut’s School System Is Actually Illegal’

On September 1, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Fewer and fewer of our nation’s children live and attend school in forced-unionism states. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, as recently as 2000, roughly 50% of K-12 school-aged children (5-17 years old) lived in one of the 22 states that, as of today, still haven’t enacted Right to Work laws. This year, the share […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips

On September 1, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Supreme Court Asked To Weigh-In On The Legality Of Union Fees oann.com, August 30, 2017 The Right to Work Foundation submitted a brief Tuesday asking the high court to consider the case of Illinois state worker Mark Janus. The foundation, which is representing Janus, argues that required fees for government employees are illegal and are […]

Compulsory Big Labor Indoctrination For New California Teachers

On August 23, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

The fact is, even many union bosses and Big Labor politicians are already openly preparing for the day when forced dues and fees will no longer be permitted in the government sector, even in states without statutory Right to Work protections for public servants. A cynical special-interest California measure known as A.B.119, quickly adopted by […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips

On August 18, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Home Health Caregivers Might Find Relief from Union Coercion at Supreme Court mackinac.org, August 18, 2017 To help end the dues skim nationally, the Mackinac Center and National Federation of Independent Business have signed on to an amicus brief authored by the Cato Institute in the case Hill v. SEIU. The plaintiff in is being […]