Clipsheet Harris V. Quinn July 3, 2014

On July 3, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

High Court’s Labor Ruling Likely to Weaken Union Clout in More States NewsMax Online, July 1, 2014 Messenger pointed out that two specific groups that were the targets of such “unionization schemes” are now protected. “The first group are personal-care providers,” he told Newsmax, “who provide home personal care to disabled, chronically ill, or elderly […]

Union Bosses Reconsider Obamacare

On June 5, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

After throwing their influence, and millions in forced dues,  into the passage of Obamacare, union bosses are now rethinking that effort in light to the massive cost increases which have accompanied its implementation.  A Washington Examiner editorial takes a look at this new wrinkle.   Union members could be liable for union bosses’ mistaken assumptions. Millions of Americans have […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 18, 2014

On April 18, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty Flouts IRS List Demand New American, April 18, 2015 “There is no legitimate reason for the IRS to know who donates to Campaign for Liberty,” the organization’s Communications Director Megan Stiles told the Washington Examiner in an e-mail April 15. “We believe the First Amendment is on our side […]

Nine of the 10 Top-Ranking States For 2013 Cost of Living-Adjusted Disposable Income Have Right to Work Laws

On March 28, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

As the AFL-CIO hierarchy and its allies push for minimum-wage hikes in state after state, union spokesmen and their allies repeatedly invoke the high cost of living in forced-unionism states in the Northeast and in the Pacific western states as grounds for hiking the amount employers are legally required nationwide to pay employees with modest experience and skills. For example, […]

Hofstra University Professor Calls for “Civil Disobedience” to Save Big Labor

On March 4, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

University Professor Alan Singer, recommends breaking laws in light to Big Labor’s declining membership, and the Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court decision, in huffingtonpost.com The entire organized labor movement is in a prolonged state of decline, especially in the private sector as industrial jobs are shipped overseas and retail employers like Walmart and McDonalds remain staunchly anti-union. […]

AFL-CIO-Backed Study Shows Minimum-Wage Earners, Along With Almost Everybody Else, Are Better Off in Right to Work States

On March 3, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

When they are making propagandistic economic arguments against Right to Work laws and legislation, AFL-CIO union officials nd their allies routinely pretend either that there is no difference whatsoever between the aggregate cost of living for states with such statutes on the books and states that lack them,  or that any difference is minimal. In […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, February 28, 2014

On February 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Hofstra Univ. professor calls for “aggressive, illegal actions” in response to Harris vs. Quinn Illinoisreviewtypepad.com, February 23, 2014 CHICAGO – Yesterday, Dr. Alan Singer, a Professor of Secondary Education at Hofstra University, called for “aggressive, illegal actions” as “the only way” to save America’s labor movement. His statement was read as a not-so-veiled threat […]

AFL-CIO Targeting 5 Governors

On February 27, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The AFL-CIO will target 5 governors who have supported efforts to free workers.  Yolanda Weinberger has the story in Wisconsinfree.com. Five Republican governors who have supported legislation unpopular with labor unions are on a ‘Big Labor political hit list’. Recently in Houston, AFL-CIO leaders announced that they intend to spend a staggering amount of money–at […]