NILRR Clipsheet July 31, 2015

On July 31, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers freep.com, July 29, 2015 The Michigan Supreme Court, in an opinion that has the effect of making state employees subject to Michigan’s 2012 right-to-work law, ruled Wednesday that Michigan’s Civil Service Commission never had the authority to impose union fees on state workers, even before the controversial law […]

NILRR CLIPSHEET July 24, 2015

On July 24, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Michigan Hospital Employees Win Settlement After SEIU Union Bosses Blocked Workers from Exercising Right to Work www.nrtw.org, July 23, 2015 Seven workers at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe, MI have won a settlement from Service Employees International Union Local 79 (SEIU) in a case challenging SEIU officials’ failure to obey Michigan’s new Right to Work […]

“a very blatant and ugly quid pro quo”

On July 23, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Greg Mourad, Vice President of the National  Right to Work Committee, explains why laws before the California legislature will harm workers on Watchdog.org. Small businesses in California will suffer, closing their doors or laying off workers, and the cost of tax-funded school construction projects will skyrocket, if a handful of bills make it through the […]

Sorry, NEA Union Lawyers, Supreme Court Has Already Admitted That Monopoly Bargaining Strips Union Nonmembers of ‘Valuable . . . Rights’

On July 20, 2015, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

For more than 70 years, federal courts have concocted an array of excuses to avoid finding  as unconstitutional federal and state statutes that force employers to recognize a single union as the monopoly-bargaining agent of all their front-line employees, including employees who choose not to join the union, on matters concerning pay, benefits, and work […]

NILRR Clipsheet July 17, 2015

On July 17, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association National Institute for Labor Relations Research, July 16, 2015 In November, 2011, Jarman, a security guard at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas, applied for membership in Local 2189 of the NFFE union after being promoted to a job that put him under that union’s “exclusive” […]

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association   

On July 16, 2015, in Fact Sheets, by Stan Greer

By Repudiating Their Monopoly Privileges, Union Officials Can Restore Their Own Ability to Choose Who May Join A little more than three decades ago, U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan’s majority opinion in Roberts v. U.S. Jaycees[1] cited several ways in which government actions may “unconstitutionally infringe upon” an individual’s “freedom to speak, to worship, […]

Census Data Show Families Are Fleeing Forced-Unionism Missouri   

On July 14, 2015, in Fact Sheets, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Since 2004, Missouri’s K-12 School-Age Population Growth Just 7% of Right to Work Neighbor States’ Average This spring, Missouri came tantalizingly close to becoming America’s 26th Right to Work state.  In May, H.B. 116, a measure prohibiting forced union dues and fees as a condition of employment, was approved by lopsided majorities in both chambers […]

Hey, Prof. Krugman: Lowering Workers’ Housing Costs Raises Their Real Earnings!

On July 11, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

As the many “pay calculators” available on the Internet that can help you figure out how far your wage or salary would go in another locality attest, people seeking a better job or a first job routinely factor in cost of living in assessing how good an offer from an employer really is.  Consequently, employers in […]