Labor Unions’ Donations

On April 28, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Senator Russ Feingold is “. . . listening to Wisconsin. . . ” while he willingly accepts campaign donations from Big Labor and other out of state sources.  M.D. Kittle has the story in WisconsinWatchdog.org. Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet April 22, 2016

On April 22, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Judge Rules Wisconsin’s Right To Work Statute Illegal — Now What? Forbes.com, April 20, 2016 RJL helped with article So, why is RTW illegal in Wisconsin? Judge Foust states that under RTW, “a free-rider problem is born – the ability of nonmembers to refuse to pay for services unions are compelled to provide by […]

Statement on Deadlocked Supreme Court Friedrichs Ruling

On March 29, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work Foundation Releases Statement on Deadlocked Supreme Court Friedrichs Ruling   4-4 decision leaves public sector union officials’ forced-dues powers in place Washington, DC (March 29, 2016) – Patrick Semmens, vice president of the National Right to Work Foundation, issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s 4-4 Friedrichs ruling: “While we are disappointed […]

Monopoly Bargaining Compromises Cybersecurity

On March 26, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Jason Chaffetz, Utah, Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Congressman Gary Palmer of Alabama, describe how monopoly bargaining rules undermine the federal government’s cybersecurity in the Washington Times Online. The federal government’s most important responsibility is to protect this nation and its citizens. That includes protecting against cyberattacks. Recall […]

Unions and Friedrichs v. CTA

On March 25, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Supreme Court case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, could ensure Right to Work privileges for all government union employees.  Education Intelligence Agency’s Mike Antonucci quotes Allison Porter of the Murphy Institute’s thoughts on what teacher union officials will do about the Friedrichs v. CTA decision, whatever the outcome. On the pages of the Murphy Institute […]

Chicago Teacher Union Officials Want Schools Shuttered

On March 17, 2016, in News Clips, News Releases, by CLJ

In a protest over contract talks Chicago Teacher Union officials are expecting to shut down schools on April 1.  Juan Perez Jr. has the story in the Chicago Tribune Online. “We will not go to work on April 1. We will close the schools on April 1,” Sharkey said. “What we would hope is that the […]

Friedrichs’ Oral Arguments Completed

On January 12, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Richard Wolf, USA Today Online, reports on the now closed oral arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case before the Supreme Court.  The case could free public sector workers from being forced to support or join a labor union in order to get or keep their jobs. The Supreme Court left little doubt […]

Why We Should End Compulsory Union Dues

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

In her own words, Rebecca Friedrichs explains why the Supreme Court should end compulsory unionism for all, on cnn.com. Rebecca Friedrichs is the lead plaintiff in Friedrichs v. CTA. The Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments of the case on Monday. She has been teaching for 28 years and is an elementary school teacher in the […]