NILRR Clips August 15, 2014

On August 15, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Poll Shows State Supports Philosophy Behind ‘Right-To-Work’ ctnewsjunkie.com, August 15, 2014 A poll of 500 residents, conducted in July by Google Consumer Surveys, found that 75 percent of respondents said “yes” when asked: “Should employees have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave a labor union?” Wisconsin public […]

NILRR Clipsheet, July 25, 2014

On July 25, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  It’s unions that treat nonmembers as ‘whipping boys’: Guest opinion Oregonlive.com, July 22, 2014 The normally calm Nesbitt states that the high court has made “whipping boys” of both unions and home care workers. I disagree. It is government employee unions that have been treating home care workers as whipping boys. Until the Supreme […]

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 Weekly News Clips, May 05 2014

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

  Finally Free to Leave SEIU, Michigan Home Care Workers Do Exactly That openmarket.org, May 1, 2013 In short, a union-friendly administration created a state body to pose as the “employer” of home care workers receiving state assistance, and then conducted a stealth organizing campaign by mail. (A similar effort in Connecticut led CEI to […]

Where Has All The GM Bailout Gone?

On November 30, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Taxpayers will be left holding the bag on the Big Labor bailout of GM and union officials.  Realclearmarkets.com has the story. Federal Meddling: Remember the promise that taxpayers would get back every dollar taken from them and dumped into the General Motors bailout? The promise is coming up about $10 billion short. All told, GM ended […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips August 30, 2013

On August 30, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    National Right to Work Committee to Hold Candlelight Vigil at AFL-CIO Headquarters Online candlelight vigil to commemorate victims of union violence being held at www.EndUnionViolence.com Washington, DC (August 30, 2013) – Friday afternoon, Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Committee, will be making a speech to launch a candlelight vigil […]

Mich. Judge – Detroit Bankruptcy ‘Not Honoring’ President

On July 22, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Judge Aquilina, who is in charge of the Detroit city bankruptcy filing, has ordered Governor Snyder to have the Detroit city’s emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, to withdraw the filing because it might “. . . impair . . . accrued pension plans. . . ” Since President Obama ordered taxpayers to bail out the auto industry, the […]