NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 11, 2016

On March 11, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Shock: Simon Poll Finds Majority of Illinois Voters Support Right-To-Work huffingtonpost.com, March 10, 2016 The poll also found more than 60 percent of respondents favor so-called “right-to-work” laws that prohibit mandatory union membership in union-represented workplaces. Teacher files Right-to-Work unfair labor practice against unions mlive.com, March 10, 2016 Becky Lapham accuses the unions of violating […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 04, 2016

On March 4, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  WHEN IVIES SIDE WITH THE NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK COMMITTEE Politico Morning Shift Online, March 01, 2016 MIT and the Ivy League teamed up Monday on an amicus brief urging the NLRB not to allow graduate student teaching assistants to form unions at Columbia. The schools said there’s no “compelling reason,” to reverse the […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet October 16, 2015

On October 16, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail nrtw.org, October 14, 2015 After six years of legal maneuvering, Teamster Local 509 union officials are finally paying a worker more than $55,000 in pay he lost when it prevented him from working. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

Illinois’ Union Debacle

On August 10, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

An editorial in the Chicago Tribune outlines the state’s creeping budget crisis and the role of government employee unions in the debacle.  Even state legislators are beginning to question union bosses’ absolute power which keeps the state’s coffers plummeting. The frail school district that educates nearly 400,000 young Chicagoans is gasping to lower its personnel […]

Monopoly Bargaining Hurts Everyone

On July 8, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

San Bernadino Firefighter union boss ignores the facts and demands the city come up with more revenue, depsite the fac the city filed for bankruptcy in 2012.  Monopoly bargaining is sanctioned by a charter which calls for government employee salaries to be decided by an archaic formula which has allowed for government employee raises even […]

NILRR News Clips June 05, 2015

On June 5, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

11 Million Workers Are Forced To Pay Union Dues: Congress Should Help Them The Daily Caller Online, June 03, 2015 The National Right to Work Act (S. 391/H.R. 612) was introduced in both chambers of Congress earlier this year. This easy to read, one-page bill does not add one single word to federal law, it […]

NILRR News Clips May 15, 2015

On May 15, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor Gave $2 Million to Clinton Foundation nilrr.org, May 15, 2015 U.S. Department of Labor’s union financial disclosure reports reveal that Big Labor gave at least $2,034,500 in union general treasury funds to Clinton Foundations. Union treasuries are funded mostly by compulsory union dues or fees collected from workers who would be fired for […]

Illinois Pension Reform Dead

On May 13, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Illinois Supreme Court has blown government employee pension reform efforts out of the water, claiming it violates the state constitution.  Taxpayers will continue to be on the hook  for union bosses’ extravagant demands for more, more, more, that has brought the state to the point of a $111 billion underfunding of the pension system.  […]