Big Labor Pushed California Taxpayers Into $241,000,000,000 Hole

On September 22, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

A detailed investigative report by Jack Dolan appearing this past weekend in the L.A. Times (use the link below to read the whole thing) shows how government union bosses have wielded their forced dues-derived political clout and their statutory monopoly-bargaining privileges to foist a mind-boggling burden on state and local taxpayers in the Golden State. Davis sums […]

Even Wall Street Isn’t Immune From Forced-Unionism Ills

On September 13, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Largely due to the inordinate clout of Big Labor’s forced union dues-funded political machine over New York’s elected officials, the Empire State’s employees, business owners, and other taxpayers have long been saddled with extraordinarily high taxes and excessive regulations. But regardless of how bad the overall climate for job and income creation in New York […]

Lose Your Freedom, Then Forfeit Part of Your Paycheck?

On September 3, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

For decades, Right to Work supporters have known government-authorized “exclusive” union representation turns dissenting employees into Big Labor’s “captive passengers.” The employees’ personal liberty is denied. Legislation that grants agents of private organizations, known as unions,  to exclusively negotiate with a business or public employer on matters of employees’ pay, benefits, and work rules takes […]

Big Labor Representation Without Benefit

On August 24, 2016, in Fact Sheets, News Clips, by NILRR Staff

Can Big Labor Representation That Cuts Your Pay Really Be a Benefit? Even Pro-Forced Unionism California Attorney General and U.S. Senate Candidate Kamala Harris Admits Labor Laws Give Union Bosses ‘Substantial Latitude to Advance Bargaining Positions’ That Hurt Talented Employees (Click Download and Share this Fact Sheet) The two sides in Friedrichs v. California Teachers […]

Faster Growth in Right To Work States Benefits

On August 17, 2016, in Fact Sheets, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Right To Work States Benefit from Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power — Summer 2016 Update (click here to download and share the Right To Work States Benefit from Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power Fact Sheet) * The term “Tax Freedom Day,” was coined and popularized by the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C. -based Tax Foundation. […]

Union Militants Chortle about Justice Scalia’s Death

On August 14, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Union bosses love collecting forced union dues and fees from employees, and loathe people who get in their way, or even signal they might get in the way.  That’s why, a few days ago, a crowd of Ohio AFL-CIO officials and militants applauded the fact that a distinguished jurist’s death had “saved” government union bosses […]

Rank-and-File Unionists Overwhelmingly Disagree With AFL-CIO Czar About Right to Work Laws

On July 20, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

While professional political pundits like to think of unionized workers and their family members as a “voting bloc,” the fact is that on a wide array of issues the views of the union rank and file as a group don’t differ substantially from those of other Americans. The Right to Work issue is a case […]

Federal Data Indicate Forced Unionism Helped Impoverish Monessen, Pa.

On July 11, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

With Pennsylvania emerging as a potential “battleground” state in the fall 2016 presidential contest, the Trump and Clinton campaigns are both claiming they will, if elected, revive the fortunes of the former steel towns along the Monongahela River. Economically depressed Monessen, located 35 miles south of Pittsburgh, is a notable example. What went wrong in […]