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 […]

One Judge Can’t Reinstitute Forced Union Dues Throughout Wisconsin

On April 18, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

For seven decades, union bosses across the nation have tried again and again to get federal and state courts to overturn state Right to Work statutes and constitutional amendments protecting employees from termination for refusal to pay union dues or fees as a job condition. Union bosses’ legal crusade has been extraordinarily unsuccessful.  The occasional […]

Union Bosses Sue to Keep Records Hidden

On April 4, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Teacher and bus driver union officials have sued the Cherry Hill, Colorado district in order to keep disciplinary records hidden.  The local 9News tv station requested the records after there have been more than 15, 000 school bus accidents in the past 5 years. Kevin Vaughn has the story on KUSA 9News Online. As part […]

Wisconsin Workers’ Rights Violated

On March 31, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National  Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation has taken on a case for a group of 10 employees of Maysteel Industries in what appears to be a violatio of Wisconsin’s new Right to Work Law.  Arthur Thomas has the story in the Milwaukee Biz Times. Attorneys for Maysteel Industries and the union at its […]

Judge Berates Obama Labor Board For Violating Workers’ Privacy

On March 30, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Right to Work advocates are hopeful that a federal judge’s willingness to stand up to union-label President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) bureaucrats will help steel the spines of congressional leaders to do the same. For well over a year now, the National Right to Work Committee and its members have been urging […]

Retaliation for Prosecuting Union Boss?

On March 30, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

A Deputy District Attorney has been demoted in the wake of her proposal that prominent union boss John Dougherty be prosecuted for allegedly hitting a nonunion worker.  David Gambacorta has the story in phillymag.com. Was a high-ranking member of the District Attorney’s Office demoted over a controversial investigation into Local 98 leader John “Johnny Doc” […]