Big Labor Has No Legitimate Grievance Regarding Right to Work Laws

On April 20, 2017, in Fact Sheets, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Whether or Not They Wield Forced-Dues Privileges, Union Bosses Benefit From the ‘Comprehensive Authority’ Over Employees Bestowed Upon Them by Federal and State Laws Authorizing ‘Exclusive Representation’ (Click here to download Adobe .PDF file of ‘No Legitimate Grievance’ Fact Sheet) In the private-sector economy, two federal laws, the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and the Railway […]

Federally-Imposed Forced Union Dues Are Unconstitutional

On February 10, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

More than 70 years ago, when Steele v. Louisville & Nashville Railroad came before the U.S. Supreme Court, there was no federal law prohibiting race-based job discrimination perpetrated by employers or other private parties. As a consequence, the railroad executives who were the principal defendants in this case were able to contend that a racially discriminatory […]

NILRR News Clips May 01 2015

On May 1, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by CLJ

UAW members get information on how to leave union freep.com, April 29, 2015 About three dozen UAW workers gathered today in Sterling Heights to get advice on how leave the union or stop paying dues after Michigan’s right-to-work law starts applying to the Detroit-based union. Freedom’s just another word for mandatory dues, union says watchdog.org, […]

Freedom of Association ‘Requires That Both Sides Be Heard’

On May 10, 2013, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Teamster Freedom of Association Hustle Early this week, the National Institute for Labor Relations Research had the honor of publishing “The Teamster Freedom of Association Hustle,” a new scholarly paper by noted classical-liberal economist Charles Baird.  (See the link above.) As Baird explains in his paper, to understand properly what freedom of association (FOA) is […]

Teamster Freedom of Association Hustle

On May 7, 2013, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, by NILRR Staff

By Charles Baird  (Click to download article) Charles Baird, noted classical liberal economist, professor emeritus at California State University, East Bay, and adjunct scholar for the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, has written a new paper regarding union officials and their apologists’ misuse of the important principle of freedom of association (FOA). Baird focuses […]