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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

Chamber of Commerce Goes After NLRB

On July 9, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Chamber of Commerce will run a series of commercials in the Washington D C area to draw Congress’ attention to the labor-friendly decisions the NLRB has recently made, including one that would have sanctioned a company for moving its operations to a Right to Work state after moving its operations to a Right to […]

Monopoly Bargaining Hurts Everyone

On July 8, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

San Bernadino Firefighter union boss ignores the facts and demands the city come up with more revenue, depsite the fac the city filed for bankruptcy in 2012.  Monopoly bargaining is sanctioned by a charter which calls for government employee salaries to be decided by an archaic formula which has allowed for government employee raises even […]

$1.1 Million on Monopoly Bargaining

On July 6, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

San Antonio, Texas, spent $1.1 million on monopoly bargaining negotiations. Dillon Collier has the story on KENS live. The city of San Antonio has spent more than $1.1 million dollars on collective bargaining negotiations, city records revealed this week. The figure, which covers January 1, 2014 to May 18, 2015, is made up of outside […]

NEA Union Lawyers, Meet the NEA Representative Assembly

On July 5, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Any educator, parent, or other concerned citizen who wants to know where officers of the National Education Association (NEA) teacher union and its thousands of local and statewide affiliates stand on how employees of K-12 public schools ought to be compensated can learn a great deal by looking at the NEA’s resolutions and other policy […]