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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)

  For the better part of a century, scientific opinion polls have shown that Americans overwhelmingly oppose compulsory unionism, and it is indisputable that, if union officials did not rely on laws authorizing the termination of employees for refusal to join or bankroll their organizations to maintain and expand their wealth and power, they would…(Read More)

  Statement to the Workers at Chicago O’Hare International Airport National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Online, November 28, 2016 According to reports, workers at O’Hare International Airport have been ordered by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) union bosses to strike beginning November 29. Mark Mix, President of the National Right to…(Read More)

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In a lawsuit filed early this week, Philadelphian Joshua Keesee, who owns and runs a small, union-free electrical contracting business, charges that union bigwig John Dougherty sucker punched him and broke his nose in January. When that failed to cow Keesee to Dougherty’s satisfaction, the business manager of Local 98 of the International…(Read More)

Union bosses love collecting forced union dues and fees from employees, and loathe people who get in their way, or even signal they might get in the way.  That’s why, a few days ago, a crowd of Ohio AFL-CIO officials and militants applauded the fact that a distinguished jurist’s death had “saved…(Read More)

Right to Work advocates are hopeful that a federal judge’s willingness to stand up to union-label President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) bureaucrats will help steel the spines of congressional leaders to do the same. For well over a year now, the National Right to Work Committee and its members…(Read More)

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