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 […]

Labor Unions’ Donations

On April 28, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Senator Russ Feingold is “. . . listening to Wisconsin. . . ” while he willingly accepts campaign donations from Big Labor and other out of state sources.  M.D. Kittle has the story in WisconsinWatchdog.org. Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat […]

Strikers Follow Replacement Workers

On April 27, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

While the practice is legal, the practice has some customers wary.  Zolan Kanno-Youngs has the story in the Wall Street Journal Online. Jane Clausen got more than she bargained for this week when she asked Verizon Communications Inc. to send someone to her second-floor Brooklyn apartment to fix her Internet. After opening her door Tuesday for two […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet April 22, 2016

On April 22, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Judge Rules Wisconsin’s Right To Work Statute Illegal — Now What? Forbes.com, April 20, 2016 RJL helped with article So, why is RTW illegal in Wisconsin? Judge Foust states that under RTW, “a free-rider problem is born – the ability of nonmembers to refuse to pay for services unions are compelled to provide by […]