Operating Engineers Union Lawyer Flat-Out Lies to Indiana Supreme Court

On September 12, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Currently, the top bosses of two unions, the United Steelworkers (USW) and Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), have cases before the Indiana Supreme Court in which they are trying to get Right to Work protections for Hoosier employees approved by state legislators two-and-a-half years ago judicially overturned. In a petition […]

Fact Sheet: Forced Union Dues Fuel the Big Government Lobby  

On September 11, 2014, in Fact Sheets, Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Capitol Hill’s Top Recipients of Union-Boss Largesse Vote Consistently For Higher Federal Taxes, More Spending By Stan Greer This year, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation, Americans will fork over $3.0 trillion in federal taxes and an additional $1.5 trillion in state and local taxes.  Taxes at all levels are expected to consume 30.2% […]

FACT SHEET: Working-Age Resident Deficit

On September 4, 2014, in News Clips, by NILRR Staff

Working-Age Resident Deficit Compulsory-Union-Dues States’ Total Population Aged 35-54 Fell by Roughly Two Million from 2003 to 2013 By Stan Greer Because, as a group, they already have plenty of work experience, but are still able to put in a lot of hours on the job, the 84.2 million Americans who were aged 35-54 in […]

Why Do New York City Union Bosses Oppose Safer Pensions For Their Members?

On August 15, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

In city after city where government union bosses acquired monopoly power to negotiate public employee, pay benefits, and work rules several decades ago, looming public pension shortfalls represent a grave fiscal threat. Whenever they are compelled by an imminent or existing crisis to even talk about pension shortfalls, Big Labor spokesmen routinely adopt one of […]

NILRR Clips August 15, 2014

On August 15, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Poll Shows State Supports Philosophy Behind ‘Right-To-Work’ ctnewsjunkie.com, August 15, 2014 A poll of 500 residents, conducted in July by Google Consumer Surveys, found that 75 percent of respondents said “yes” when asked: “Should employees have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave a labor union?” Wisconsin public […]

NILRR Clips August 8, 2014

On August 8, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work Supreme Court Victory Forces SEIU to Abandon Forced Dues Demands in Illinois, Minnesota, & Massachusetts nrtw.org, August 5, 2014 “Thanks to a National Right to Work Foundation-won victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, SEIU bosses across the country are being forced to back down from their forced union dues demands,” stated […]

NILRR Clips August 1, 2014

On August 1, 2014, in Davis-Bacon, News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Labor leaders say from now on union organizing will be different People’s World Online, July 31, 2014 When he came out of a closed door session of the council here July 30 Larry Cohen, the chair of the AFL-CIO’s organizing committee, said that from here on out union organizing is going to take on a […]

Forced-Unionism States Are Missing 1.7 Million People in Their Peak Earnings Years

On July 28, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Considered together, recently released U.S. Census Bureau data for 2013 and comparable data for 2003 indicate that, as of last year, roughly 1.7 million people in their peak earnings years (ages 35-54) were missing in the 26 states that do not have Right to Work laws barring the exaction of compulsory union dues and fees […]