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Last week, a federal court ruled that the International Longshore Workers Union (ILWU) bosses are guilty of engaging in “illegal work slowdowns in 2012 and 2013, potentially exposing the union to millions of dollars in damage payments.” As a consequence of ILWU kingpins’ lawlessness and intransigence, according to Journal of Commerce Senior Editor Bill Mongelluzzo…(Read More)

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NILRR Right to Work News

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Does Part of Workers’ Wages Belong to Their Monopoly Bargaining Agent, Even If They Aren’t Union Members? Raymond LaJeunesse, The Federalist Society, November 02, 2017 In an October 5 posting on the blog “On Labor,” Harvard Professor of Labor Law Benjamin Sachs argues ingeniously, but erroneously, that “there is no first amendment problem with…(Read More)

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(Click here to download Related 2017 Fact Sheet) More people employed likely means more jobs being created in Right to Work States.  Download the National Institute for Labor Relations Research’s 2017 Right To Work Benefits Fact Sheet update to learn more ways Right To Work States outperform Forced-Dues States…(Read More)

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NILRR Right to Work News

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Big Labor Academic Candidly Admits That Compulsory Unionism Antithetical To Free Market www.nilrr.org, November 02, 2017 Lichtenstein strongly asserts that: “[Compulsory] unions are not for the market. They’re against the market. That’s the purpose of a union.” Today’s Big Labor bosses are rarely so blunt about their ideological agenda, but…(Read More)

In a recent interview with far-left writer Rick Paulas (linked below) Nelson Lichtenstein ridiculed Americans who consider themselves to be pro-union and pro-free market. Such people, said Lichtenstein derisively, “think that if the market worked the way it should, that’d be perfect” for unionizing workers. Lichtenstein strongly asserts that: “[Compulsory] unions…(Read More)

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Illinois loses Toyota-Mazda plant because of right to work www.ilnews.org, October 19, 2017 Patrick Semmens with the National Right to Work Defense Foundation says it’s not just Toyota and Mazda that’s passing over Illinois. He said many job creators simply won’t look at a state that doesn’t give…(Read More)

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Change of Course Expected at NLRB freebeacon.com, October 12, 2017 Patrick Semmens, spokesman for the National Right to Work Foundation, called Griffin’s tenure “a disaster for the rights of independent workers who don’t want to associate with a labor union” and said Robb’s appointment is “critical” to winning balance on the…(Read More)

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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear First Amendment Challenge to Forced Union Fees for Government Workers The following press release was issued this morning in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s announcement today that it is granting a writ of certiorari in Janus v. AFSCME, Tim Meads Coverage on Janus Cert. Grant…(Read More)

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