UAW Tricks Volkswagen Workers

On October 31, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Desperate for new sources of dues revenue, UAW union officials offering a “trick” to Chattanooga Volkswagen workers.  Even Labor Secretary Tom Perez is getting in on the act, declaring the U.S. will import German-style work councils. These co-called councils must operate under a union in the United States. And Volkswagen workers, having rejected the union […]

Ironworkers PAC Money Not Welcome

On October 31, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Workers who are forced to pay dues dollars to fund endorsements and support candidates they would not choose voluntarily, may be getting a break if they are nonmembers working under the Phildelphia Ironworkers Local 401.  Apparently the PAC doesn’t seem able to divest its money the way union bosses would like since the indictment of […]

Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth Fact Sheet

On October 27, 2014, in Fact Sheets, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power — Fall 2014 Update

Based on Demographics Alone, Poverty Should Be Higher in Right to Work States — But It’s Lower

On October 23, 2014, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

If Right to Work laws had no economic impact whatsoever, the share of people residing in Right to Work states who are poor would surely be higher by roughly a percentage point than the share of people residing in states where compulsory union dues and fees are permitted. The reason is simple demographics.  As a […]

Another Forced Unionization Scheme

On October 23, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

SEIU makes no bones about their latest forced unionism scheme.  The campaign to increase the minimum wage really doesn’t have anything to do with increasing the minimum wage.  Here’s a surprise – it’s all about forced dues and forced membership.  Brady Cremeens has the story on Illinois Watchdog.com. The effort to raise the minimum wage in Chicago […]

Union Violence Rampant in Philadelphia

On October 22, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Union bosses in Philadelphia are being brought to justice after waging a war against nonunion workers and contractors in Philadelphia.  Their deeds include arson and intimidation, sabotage and threats.  Tim Walker has the story in the Free Patriot. “The Helpful Union Guys,” or as some may call them “thugs” for short, a systematic team of […]

Another UAW Organizing Scheme

On October 21, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

After their unsuccessful attempt to organize the Volkswagen automobile plant in Right To Work Chattanooga, UAW union officials are attempting another end-run around workers in Alabama.  Patrick Rupinski as the story in tuscaloosa.com. The United Auto Workers adopted a new tactic this month in its drive to organize Southeastern auto plants. It formed a new […]

UAW Coercion in Right to Work Michgan

On October 20, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

UAW union officials are stepping up their coercion and intimidation tactics now that Michigan’s Right to Work Law is allowing all workers to choose whether they wish to accept union representation.  Kathleen Sulkowski, represented with free legal advice by the National Right to Work Legal Defense and Education Foundation, is challenging the requirement that union […]