Union Bosses Battle to Keep Golden State Housing Costs Outrageously High

On June 13, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Home prices and rent rates in non-Right to Work California are notoriously high.  To be precise, according to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (a state government agency), last year housing in California was more costly than in every one of the other 47 contiguous states except non-Right to Work New York. The average […]

Blame Monopolistic Unionism For Port Authority’s Outrageous Fees

On June 10, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. a joint venture between the Empire and Garden States, controls a substantial share of the transportation infrastructure in the New York City region, including bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports. As Steven Malanga of the Manhattan Institute reports in a new article for the MI-published City Journal,  today […]

SEIU’s Wisconsin Political Shell Game

On May 31, 2016, in News Clips, by NILRR Staff

Daily Caller uses NILRR.org Data to Expose SEIU In Connor Wolf’s Daily Caller article Major Union Makes $2 Million Magically Disappear, Wolf uses National Institutes for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) data below to expose SEIU’s forced-dues shell game. While “SEIU, its local committee and Wisconsin Jobs Now did not respond to a request for comment” by the […]

When Will Speaker Ryan Hold Big Labor Appeasers’ Feet to the Fire?

On May 25, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Back in February 2009, one of the first actions President Barack Obama took after settling in at the White House was to issue Executive Order 13502, which promotes union-only “project labor agreements” (PLAs) on federally funded public works. In April 2010, the Obama Administration issued a “final rule” implementing the order. Since then, E.O. 13502 […]

WV Union Bosses Want Judges to End Right To Work Protections

On May 18, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

West Virginia Union Bosses Twisting Facts About ‘Exclusivity’ On May 5, West Virginia union bosses informed the state attorney general and labor commissioner of their intention to sue to overturn S.B.1, the state Right to Work law adopted by legislators over the veto of union-label Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) in February. The union brass’s […]

Unions Sue Over West Virginia Right to Work

On May 11, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor’s most recent desperate attempt to keep workers enslaved is a challenge to West Virginia’s Right to Work Law, which just went into effect.  Ashton Marra has the story on West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Several labor unions say they intend to sue West Virginia over a recently enacted Right-to-Work law. The bill makes it […]

Big Labor-Dominated States Headed Down Puerto Rico’s Disastrous Path

On May 10, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

In 1998, public-sector union bosses and lobbyists arm-twisted elected officials in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico into handing Big Labor statutory monopoly-bargaining power to negotiate municipal employees’ working conditions. At the time, the union-label politicians who bore the responsibility for adopting the monopoly-bargaining law vowed that it would not hurt taxpayers or undermine the territory’s […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet May 06, 2016

On May 6, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Trump seems to be fine with outsourcing to RTW states Kentucky AFL-CIO.org, AFT Local 1360, no date Trump didn’t elaborate. But it sounds like he is fine with companies busting unions in free bargaining states and heading for “right to work” states. Trump prefers RTW states. “I like it [RTW] better because it is […]