An End to Forced Unionization?

On March 26, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kevin Mooney reviews the connidition of home child care providers and the litigation fighting for freedom on behalf of these workers.  The full story appears on AmericanThinker.com. Without a steady stream of water and electricity, child-care service providers who typically operate out of their own homes could go out of business. Yet, hundreds of Rhode […]

The Really Big Money? Not the Kochs

On March 8, 2014, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, by CLJ

Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel on union political spending and forced dues. It’s an extraordinary thing, in a political age obsessed with campaign money, that nobody scrutinizes the biggest, baddest, “darkest” spenders of all: organized labor. The IRS is muzzling nonprofits; Democrats are “outing” corporate donors; Jane Mayer is probably working on part 89 of […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 07, 2014

On March 7, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    The Really Big Money? Not the Kochs Wall Street Journal Online, March 6, 2014 It’s an extraordinary thing, in a political age obsessed with campaign money, that nobody scrutinizes the biggest, baddest, “darkest” spenders of all: organized labor. The IRS is muzzling nonprofits; Democrats are “outing” corporate donors; Jane Mayer is probably working […]

Prominent Editor: Public Sector Bargaining Not in Public Interest

On January 30, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Charles Lane opposes public sector bargaining as well as forced dues.  Charles Lane is a Post editorial writer, specializing in economic policy, financial issues and trade, and a contributor to the PostPartisan blog. In 2009 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing. He is the author of two books: “The Day Freedom […]

Study reveals SEIU Took Millions from Caregivers

On January 24, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Millions of forced dues dollars have been siphoned into the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) from 2008 until 2013.  Daniel Greenfield has the story in Frontpagemag.com. Elections aren’t cheap. Neither are bribes. The money has to come from somewhere. And “somewhere” is often places that even the politicians of the old gangland Chicago wouldn’t have […]

Background on Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court Case

On January 20, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work President Mark Mix reviews the background on the upcoming Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court case, in the Washington Times. Today, more than 18 states have laws on the books explicitly requiring all or some public employees to pay dues or fees to a union they may not want as a condition […]

NRTW Foundation Argues Another Supreme Court Case

On January 20, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorney, Bill Messenger, explains the latest Supreme Court case brought by that organization.  Bill McMorris has the story in the Washington Free Beacon. The Supreme Court will hear arguments about forced unionization among government workers on Tuesday in a case that could greatly curtail powerful labor groups. At issue is […]

Pennsylvania Teacher Union Officials Hurting Students

On November 16, 2013, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, NILRR Research, by CLJ

Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation, demonstrates how teacher union officials are hurting students by preventing school reform, and pressing more and more teachers into paying for agendas they do not believe in.  But, then, Pennsylvania allows union officials to collect dues from teachers in agency shop districts.  The story is in The Hill. Teachers’ […]