NILRR Right to Work in the News February 03, 2017

On February 3, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

National right-to-work bill introduced in Congress Washington Examiner Online, February 02, 2017 Republican lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would prohibit workers from being required to support a union, making right-to-work laws the national standard. If enacted, the legislation would be a major challenge for organized labor, which has long counted on union-management contracts that force […]

On January 27, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

      Right to work passes Missouri Senate, moves back to House Columbia Missourian Online, January 26, 2017 The Senate’s version of the legislation has been sent to the House, which already voted in favor of a similar bill earlier this session. Republican leadership plans to continue fast-tracking the measure. Right to Work clears […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips December 23, 2016

On December 23, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right to Work on the March Wall Street Journal Online, December 19, 2016 The New Year will bring change in the states as well as Washington, D.C., and that includes the likely expansion of right-to-work laws to help the economic competitiveness of Missouri, Kentucky and even New Hampshire. Ninth Circuit Sides With Growers Against […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips, November 30, 2016

On November 30, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  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 Work Foundation, […]

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 […]