Philadelphia Union Bully & Clinton Crony Breaks Electrician’s Nose

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

In a lawsuit filed early this week, Philadelphian Joshua Keesee, who owns and runs a small, union-free electrical contracting business, charges that union bigwig John Dougherty sucker punched him and broke his nose in January. When that failed to cow Keesee to Dougherty’s satisfaction, the business manager of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) union and […]

NLRB 3-0, Exclusivity a Thing of Value, No Forced Fees

On October 12, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Who benefits from the federal labor laws that authorize union officials to act as the “exclusive” (monopoly) bargaining agents of all the front-line employees in  a business with regard to their pay, benefits, and work rules?  Early this year, three of President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) appointees were confronted with this question. […]

Government Union Bosses Battle to Keep Massachusetts Teachers Under Their Control

On October 4, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

From the 2000-2001 through the 2015-2016 school years, enrollment in charter schools across the U.S. skyrocketed from 400,000 to 2.9 million.  During the 2015-2016 academic year alone, more than 400 new charter schools opened. Charters are public institutions that furnish their services to K-12 schoolchildren free of charge, but are subject to fewer regulations than […]

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. […]