NILRR Right to Work News

On April 14, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

New RTW law under siege in Show-Me State OneNewsNow.com, April 13, 2017 With help from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys, three Missouri workers have filed a legal challenge against a AFL-CIO proposed petition that could repeal the state’s impending right-to-work law that makes paying dues as fees as a condition of employment voluntary. The […]

NILRR Right to Work News March 24, 2017

On March 24, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

AZ Fry’s Grocery Employees Win Federal Court Decision Overturning NLRB Ruling on Dues Deductions during Strike nrtw.org, March 23, 2017 Seven Phoenix-area Fry’s Food Stores employees have won a federal court decision in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals after United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 99 union and company officials refused to honor […]

Illinois Union Bosses Given Access to Workers’ Personal Information

On March 21, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

  Employers’ personnel files hold lots of private information about employees, including their Social Security numbers and those of their next of kin.  If identity thieves gain access to employees’ names along with their personal information, they can use what they’ve stolen to open bank accounts, obtain credit cards, and create false work documents. Consequently, […]

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 […]