Big Labor Gave $2 Million to Clinton Foundations

On May 15, 2015, in Fact Sheets, Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, by NILRR Staff

U.S. Department of Labor’s union financial disclosure reports reveal that Big Labor gave at least $2,034,500 in union general treasury funds to Clinton Foundations. Union treasuries are funded mostly by compulsory union dues or fees collected from workers who would be fired for refusing to pay. As Mrs. Clinton became closer to her current run […]

‘We Find That Respondent, by Charging Only Nonmembers For Grievance Representation, Has Discriminated Against Nonmembers’

On May 25, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Last month, President Barack Obama’s radical National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) sent a clear signal of its intent to overturn more than six decades of legal precedents regarding the workplace grievance privileges union bosses wield under federal law. In unionized workplaces, a claim by any front-line employee that he or she has been harmed by […]

Texas Tames Dues Deductions

On May 21, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Texas State Senators have passed legislation that will end the government deducting dues from government employees’ paychecks.  Automatic dues deduction is practiced in man states and union bosses benefit by not having to spend a dime collecting members’ dues.  The government does it all for them, saving union bosses a ton of cash.  Mike Ward has […]

Indiana Tops for Growth

On May 20, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Indiana, which passed its Right to Work Law in 2012, continues to top the charts in economic development.  Inside Indiana Business Journal has the story. Indiana ranked first in the Midwest and sixth nationwide as the best place to do business by Chief Executive magazine. It is the only Midwestern state ranked in the top […]

Randall Industries President Encourages Right to Work

On May 19, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Randy Truckenbrodt is a long time Right To Work supporter, and he is also president of Randall Industries, an industrial equipment supplier.  He explains why he supports a Right To Work Law for Illinois on the NWI Times. As America’s unions struggle to remain relevant, it’s an appropriate time to consider why they have experienced […]

NLRB Flaunts Right to Work Laws

On May 18, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Chairman and General Counsel will both be called before the Senate to answer questions about recent decisions that clearly favor Big Labor.  Michael J. Lotito has the story in Workplace Policy Update. During a May 14 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to discuss the National Labor Relations Board’s FY 2016 budget, NLRB Chairman […]

Can Garrett Epps Really Not Discern the Difference Between a Union Member and a Union Nonmember?

On May 16, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

It’s been roughly 56 years since the Supreme Court first gave a judicial green light for employers and union officials to cut deals mandating that front-line employees who refuse to join a labor organization pay dues or fees for union bargaining activities purportedly “benefiting” them.  But in 1963’s General Motors ruling and other such decisions, […]

UAW Loses Monopoly Bid

On May 16, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

In what can be described as a crushing blow, Volkswagen has decided to recognize a German-style works council at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Plant workers have never voted unanimously to be represented by the United Auto Workers, despite UAW union bosses’ best efforts.  Jalopnik has the story. The UAW has been pushing for what […]

NILRR News Clips May 15, 2015

On May 15, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor Gave $2 Million to Clinton Foundation nilrr.org, May 15, 2015 U.S. Department of Labor’s union financial disclosure reports reveal that Big Labor gave at least $2,034,500 in union general treasury funds to Clinton Foundations. Union treasuries are funded mostly by compulsory union dues or fees collected from workers who would be fired for […]