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 […]

Manufacturing Jobs Boom in Right to Work Tennessee

On August 14, 2017, in New Jobs, News Clips, by Stan Greer

News stories published this month in the New York Times and the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press highlight the astonishing growth in manufacturing employment experienced by Right To Work Tennessee since the last national recession. Times reporter Patricia Cohen focuses on the job-creating investments from abroad pouring into Chattanooga, the fourth-largest city in the state, […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips August 11, 2017

On August 11, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Offal Behavior AUG 21, 2017 | By THE SCRAPBOOK A federal extortion trial in Boston last week showed that Teamsters members haven’t lost their knack for cooking up trouble. It all began in June 2014, when the reality TV kitchen competition Top Chef visited the city to film. Let’s just say things got a little […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips August 04, 2017

On August 4, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

What’s Sauce for the Goose Is Sauce for the Gander, Even at the National Labor Relations Board fed-soc.org, August 02, 2017 Raymond J. LaJeunesse An article in the July 31, 2017, Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report notes that William Emanuel, a lawyer with Littler Mendelson PC and one of President Donald Trump’s two current nominees […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips

On July 28, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kentucky Workers Win Motion to Intervene to Defend Bluegrass State Right to Work Law www.nrtw.org, July 26, 2017 With free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a group of Kentucky workers have won a motion to intervene in the recently filed Big Labor-backed lawsuit attacking Kentucky’s new Right to […]

Terminated Carpenters Union Managed Pension Annually Resuscitated by PBGC

On July 24, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Will Livingston

The U.S. Labor Department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration keeps track of “Critical and Declining, Critical, and Endangered” multiemployer pension funds. During 2016, 86 of these labor union dominated plans were in Critical Declining Status, 168 were in Critical Status, and 98 were in Endangered Status.[i] Critical and declining status has ballooned since first being established […]

Boston Teamster-Violence Trial to Begin July 31

On July 14, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

On July 31, a federal extortion trial of four Boston Teamster union operatives is set to begin. It is expected to last roughly two weeks. Union henchmen John Fidler, Michael Ross, Robert Cafarelli, and Daniel Redmond are accused of threatening and assaulting the cast and crew of the Emmy Award-winning TV reality show Top Chefthree years […]

Taxpayers Pay Carpenters Union $105 Million For Noncompetitive Contracts

On July 13, 2017, in Uncategorized, by Will Livingston

From 2009-2016 Taxpayers paid $105 million to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters union for “training”. The U.S. Department of Labor gave the Carpenters Union’s National Jobs Corps training fund an average of $14 million per year of taxpayer money through lucrative non-competitive government contracts.[i] Non-competitive government contracts prevent the market from determining the best use […]