Hillary Clinton Garners AFSCME endorsement

On October 26, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Officials of the Amercan Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) voted to endorse Hillary Clinton for President in the  2016 elections.  AFSCME has 1.6 million members. John Wagner and David Weigel have the story in the Washington Post online. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday won the endorsement of the American Federation of State, County […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet

On October 23, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Unions Are Choking Reform Efforts At The VA, Says Committee Chairman The Daily Caller Online, October 22, 2015 There are a quarter of a million union members that work for the Department of Veterans Affairs,” he told The Washington Free Beacon. “They have a stranglehold not only on the agency but the leadership there […]

Harris Decision Freeing Workers

On October 19, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation’s victory in the Harris v. Quinn case before the Supreme Court is freeing thousands of workers from having to pay tribute to unions they never wanted to join or support in the first place.   Sean Higgins has the story in the Washington Examiner Online. A Seattle branch of […]

“Official Time” Law Challenged in Nevada

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

Las Vegas police union officials are filing a federal lawsuit over a new law which severely restricts their ability to use union “official time”.   So called “Official time” allows union officials to conduct union business while being paid full salary and benefits by the taxpayer.  Scripps Media has the story on kntv.com. Las Vegas police […]

Kentucky School Employees File Lawsuit

On October 6, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is neither a Right to Work nor forced dues state, so courageous school employees are fighting teacher union officials to return their forced dues dollars.  Will Collins has the story on the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation website.   With free legal assistance from National Right to Work Foundation […]

Official Time in Right to Work Virginia?

On October 5, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

The Center for National Labor Policy has unearthed evidence that Fairfax County, Virginia, is paying union officials to exclusively perform union business on the taxpayers’ dime. Virginia law specifically prohibits public sector employers from collective bargaining with labor unions: § 40.1-57.2. Prohibition against collective bargaining. No state, county, municipal, or like governmental officer, agent or […]

NILRR Clipsheet October 2, 2015

On October 2, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Taxpayers fleeing Ohio, IRS report shows Watchdog.org, September 30, 2015 State-to-state migration was a net drain of $1.2 billion on Ohio’s economy in 2011 and $1.1 billion in 2012. Almost 24,000 fewer IRS returns were filed in Ohio in 2013 than in 2011 as a result of Ohioans moving to other states. With the […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 25, 2015

On September 25, 2015, in Davis-Bacon, News Clips, by CLJ

No more forced union dues for UAW autoworkers in 3 Midwest states Wisconsinwatchdog.org, September 23, 2015 The United Auto Workers may extend its current contract with the Big Three automakers, but that doesn’t mean UAW-represented employees in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana have to continue to pay union dues. But the National Right to Work Legal […]