Posts Posts by: "NILRR Staff"

Wisconsin Grocery Driver Wins Settlement with Teamster Union Officials in Case Over Illegally Seized Union Fees, September 14, 2017 With free legal aid from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a Milwaukee employee has successfully won a settlement from Teamsters Local 200 union officials. The settlement requires that Teamsters…(Read More)

Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power Fall 2017 Update (download pdf file of Fact Sheet) Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power — Fall 2017 Update Percentage Growth in Total Private Sector, Non-Farm Employment (2005-2015) Right To Work States 15.4% Forced-Unionism…(Read More)


Supreme Court Asked To Weigh-In On The Legality Of Union Fees, August 30, 2017 The Right to Work Foundation submitted a brief Tuesday asking the high court to consider the case of Illinois state worker Mark Janus. The foundation, which is representing Janus, argues that required fees for government employees are illegal…(Read More)

The fact is, even many union bosses and Big Labor politicians are already openly preparing for the day when forced dues and fees will no longer be permitted in the government sector, even in states without statutory Right to Work protections for public servants. A cynical special-interest California measure known as A.B.119…(Read More)

Home Health Caregivers Might Find Relief from Union Coercion at Supreme Court, 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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)