Milwaukee Newspaper Investigation Shows How Act 10 Reforms Have Changed Wisconsin For the Better

On December 7, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

In the summer of 2011, roughly five-and-a-half years ago, Wisconsin became the first state in U.S. history to implement a major legislative rollback of government union bosses’ monopoly-bargaining and forced-dues privileges. The rollback and the comprehensive public-spending reform package of which it was a part, commonly known as Act 10, have been successful by all […]

Act 10 Allows ‘Good Teachers to Move to Districts That Can Provide a Better Opportunity’

On November 4, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

For roughly half a century, government union bosses in Wisconsin wielded statutory power to act as public educators’ “exclusive” bargaining agents with school officials regarding matters of pay, benefits, and work rules. And for roughly four decades starting in 1971, government union bosses also had the power to get teachers fired for refusal to pay […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet

On June 24, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Hillary Pledges Support for Union Agenda Free Beacon, June 22, 2016 “We should strengthen unions that have formed the bedrock of a strong middle class. It should be easier to bargain collectively,” she said. “That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive and strengthens our economy.” ABC’s Fight Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet April 22, 2016

On April 22, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Judge Rules Wisconsin’s Right To Work Statute Illegal — Now What? Forbes.com, April 20, 2016 RJL helped with article So, why is RTW illegal in Wisconsin? Judge Foust states that under RTW, “a free-rider problem is born – the ability of nonmembers to refuse to pay for services unions are compelled to provide by […]

Wisconsin Act 10 “Breath of Fresh Air”

On March 21, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

The MacIver Institute gathered comments from local government executives on the solid benefits of Act 10.  The Wisconsin law, passed in 2011, tightened the rein on public employee unionism. Local officials joined Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday to describe how Act 10 has benefited their communities in the five years since the landmark law’s enactment in 2011. […]

Act 10 Saved Wisconsin $5.24 Billion

On March 8, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

From the MacIver Institute: Back in 2011, Governor Scott Walker and the Republican legislature withstood tremendous pressure from Big Labor and its allies to pass collective bargaining reform and Act 10. While the journey to get to here has been a bit bumpy, the taxpayer savings that Wisconsinites have realized from Act 10 have been […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet February 12, 2016

On February 12, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  National Right to Work Committee Congratulates West Virginia on Becoming 26th Right to Work State nrtwc.org, February 12, 2016 “Today marks a tremendous victory in the fight to protect every West Virginian’s right to get or keep a job without having to pay union dues or fees. With the House of Delegates and Senate […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet December 04, 2015

On December 4, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    Worker files unfair labor charge against GM, UAW Detroit News Online, December 01, 2015 Daniel Lowery of Holly is claiming unfair labor practices against the three entities, according to a copy of the charges filed last week by the National Right to Work Defense Foundation Inc. on behalf of Lowery. The foundation says […]