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Unions lash out at ObamaCare regs The Hill Online, January 29, 2014 In a letter dated Monday, leaders of major unions told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that proposed regulations for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would do nothing to help union health plans. Local Transit Worker […]
One Breach of Basic Legal Principles Doesn’t Warrant Another www.nilrr.org, December 15, 2013 Unfortunately, in the U.S. federal labor policy routinely breaches the personal right to choose one’s own representative. If a majority of the front-line employees in a workplace sign authorization cards indicating they wish to be represented by a particular union on compensation […]
In November 2012, roughly 63 million Americans nationwide voted against the winning candidate for U.S. President, Barack Obama. People who cast their ballots for Mitt Romney, Gary Johnson, Jill Stein and the numerous other candidates who didn’t win were undoubtedly disappointed. But many have been able to take consolation in the fact that, as citizens, […]
Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating gives a polished review of “Unintimidated,” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s book about the passage of Act 10. As Governor of Oklahoma, Keating proposed a state referendum on Right to Work, which passed in September, 2001. In his review, Keating concentrates on government employee monopoly bargaining as the root of the […]
Unions Bring Chicago Thuggery to California, Oregon Hospitals Breitbart.com, December 02, 2013 The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is attempting to force hospitals in California and Oregon to allow it to organize workers by using ballot initiatives that would cap executive pay and charges to patients, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The SEIU […]
Dislike freeloaders? Change state law The Detroit News Online, November 26, 2013 The 24 states with right to work are grappling with this issue of fairness. Patrick Semmens, vice president of the National Right to Work Foundation, says there’s not a lot of precedent in the public sector for solutions. Wisconsin unions struggle to […]
In 2011, Wisconsin and Ohio became the first two states to adopt legislation revoking government union bosses’ privilege to get public servants fired for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union after having previously passed a statute explicitly authorizing forced union dues in the government sector. In the Buckeye State, Big Labor […]
National Right to Work Foundation attorneys have won yet another right for Wisconsin teachers. Madison, WI (November 22, 2013) – Last night, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling that allows teachers across the state to vote to determine whether union officials can continue to claim to represent those teachers in their respective workplaces. The […]