NILRR Right to Clips March 17 2017

On March 17, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Manufacturing Moves to Right to Work States cnsnews.com, March 15, 2017 by Stan Greer Ever since the first state Right to Work laws were enacted back in the 1940’s, the share of total U.S. manufacturing employment located in such states has been consistently rising. Alexander Defends Delaying Confirmation to Meet With Trump freebeacon.com, March 17, […]

‘More Energetic and Lower-Paid’ Teachers Get Thrown Under the Bus

On March 14, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Today more than 30 states have laws on the books empowering government union bosses to speak for all public servants who choose not to join their organizations as well as those who do in discussions with the employer regarding pay, benefits, and work rules. Big Labor insists that corralling workers who don’t belong to a […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips March 10, 2017

On March 10, 2017, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by CLJ

“Backfire” Possible, says Right to Work Group Alton Daily News Online, March 07, 2017 Regardless, NRTW President Mark Mix said the real possibility of a strike means the union, which is a private entity, could call a strike and withhold services taxpayers deserve. “That’s just wrong,” he said. “The idea of letting people join unions […]

Teamsters Pension Bust Leaves 4000 Retirees ‘on the Edge of Financial Disaster’

On March 6, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

In an ongoing series of articles for the New York Daily News, two of which are linked below, reporter Ginger Adams Otis has examined the financial and human impact of the downfall of the New York Teamsters Local 707 pension fund, which officially ran out of cash last month. In a February 28 report, Ms. Otis […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 03, 2017

On March 3, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Seventh Circuit hears arguments over IL ‘fair share’ union fees; case may be headed to SCOTUS Cook County Record Online, March 01, 2017 However, attorney William Messenger, of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, echoing a brief his foundation filed in the case along with the Chicago-based Liberty Justice Center, agreed with Judge […]

Right to Work State Residents Far Less Likely to Be ‘Needy’

On February 24, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Recently, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, released data for all 12 months of FY 2016 reporting the average number of residents in each state who were dependent on cash payments from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to get by. […]

NILRR Right to Work in the News February 10, 2017

On February 10, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

    In fast ruling, judge upholds SEIU Local 1000 dues collection The Sacramento Bee Online, February 08, 2017 A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a right-to-work lawsuit that sought to upend the way state government’s largest union collects dues from employees who do not want to fund political activities. James Young of the National […]

Right to Work States’ Magneticism

On February 8, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Forced-unionism apologist Mark Fernald tacitly acknowledges that New Hampshire’s workforce growth is far too slow. But he ignores U.S. Census Bureau data indicating a Right to Work law would help the Granite State attract and retain talented employees. Image: Cheryl Senter/Boston Globe Union-Label Lobbyist Mark Fernald Is Wrong: Right to Work States Do Attract Workers […]