NILRR Right to Work Clips

On September 1, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Supreme Court Asked To Weigh-In On The Legality Of Union Fees, August 30, 2017 The Right to Work Foundation submitted a brief Tuesday asking the high court to consider the case of Illinois state worker Mark Janus. The foundation, which is representing Janus, argues that required fees for government employees are illegal and are […]

Compulsory Big Labor Indoctrination For New California Teachers

On August 23, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

The fact is, even many union bosses and Big Labor politicians are already openly preparing for the day when forced dues and fees will no longer be permitted in the government sector, even in states without statutory Right to Work protections for public servants. A cynical special-interest California measure known as A.B.119, quickly adopted by […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips

On August 18, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Home Health Caregivers Might Find Relief from Union Coercion at Supreme Court, August 18, 2017 To help end the dues skim nationally, the Mackinac Center and National Federation of Independent Business have signed on to an amicus brief authored by the Cato Institute in the case Hill v. SEIU. The plaintiff in is being […]

Manufacturing Jobs Boom in Right to Work Tennessee

On August 14, 2017, in New Jobs, News Clips, by Stan Greer

News stories published this month in the New York Times and the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press highlight the astonishing growth in manufacturing employment experienced by Right To Work Tennessee since the last national recession. Times reporter Patricia Cohen focuses on the job-creating investments from abroad pouring into Chattanooga, the fourth-largest city in the state, […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips August 11, 2017

On August 11, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Offal Behavior AUG 21, 2017 | By THE SCRAPBOOK A federal extortion trial in Boston last week showed that Teamsters members haven’t lost their knack for cooking up trouble. It all began in June 2014, when the reality TV kitchen competition Top Chef visited the city to film. Let’s just say things got a little […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips August 04, 2017

On August 4, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

What’s Sauce for the Goose Is Sauce for the Gander, Even at the National Labor Relations Board, August 02, 2017 Raymond J. LaJeunesse An article in the July 31, 2017, Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report notes that William Emanuel, a lawyer with Littler Mendelson PC and one of President Donald Trump’s two current nominees […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips

On July 28, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kentucky Workers Win Motion to Intervene to Defend Bluegrass State Right to Work Law, July 26, 2017 With free legal representation from National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys, a group of Kentucky workers have won a motion to intervene in the recently filed Big Labor-backed lawsuit attacking Kentucky’s new Right to […]

Boston Teamster-Violence Trial to Begin July 31

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

On July 31, a federal extortion trial of four Boston Teamster union operatives is set to begin. It is expected to last roughly two weeks. Union henchmen John Fidler, Michael Ross, Robert Cafarelli, and Daniel Redmond are accused of threatening and assaulting the cast and crew of the Emmy Award-winning TV reality show Top Chefthree years […]