New Mexico Union Bosses Defend Alleged Violent Perpetrator

On April 4, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

New Mexico taxpayers are at the mercy of public employee monopoly bargaining agreements which forced Bernalillo County officials to keep a corrections officer whose victims were awarded almost $1 million as settlement to 3 of his alleged victims.  The Editorial Board of the Albuquerque Journal provide the story. This editorial has been modified. An earlier version […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips, March 21, 2014

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

  Bus company cuts ties with union in Spring Grove Hanover (PA) Evening Sun, March 14, 2014 More than half the drivers of Teamsters Local 776 signed a petition asking that they no longer be represented by the union, according to Aaron Solem, legal counsel for drivers circulating the petition. That, he said, is an […]

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 […]

“Unintimidated” Blasts Monopoly Bargaining Practices

On December 9, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating gives a polished review of “Unintimidated,” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s book about the passage of Act 10.  As Governor of Oklahoma, Keating proposed a state referendum on Right to Work, which passed in September, 2001.  In his review, Keating concentrates on government employee monopoly bargaining as the root of the […]

NILRR Weekly Clips, July 26, 2013

On July 26, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  NRTW Foundation starts Pgh ads Pittsburgh Post Gazette Online, July 23, 2013 The conservative National Right To Work Foundation is starting a decent-sized ad buy in the Pittsburgh market today that warns of union harassment in hospital work places. UPDATE: The NRTW takes issue with the headline of this post calling it “anti-union.” It […]

Obama’s Big Labor Payback Includes Federal Employees

On February 21, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Washington Examiner’s Sean Higgins examines the Executive Order the president signed in 2009 which created a council on Federal Labor-Management Relations, which gives federal government employee union officials a conduit to government agency heads over and above that of the monopoly bargaining contract.   This is not only a Big Labor payback, but an unheard of ploy […]

Phyllis Schlafly – Union Political Spending in 2012

On January 24, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Phyllis Schlafly, on moralliberal.com comments on union bosses’ use of forced dues to elect President Obama to his second term.  Today we are inaugurating Barack Obama for his second term. Let’s talk about just one of the reasons he won his campaign for reelection. The union called SEIU was the top spender on Democratic campaigns this year, […]

Kansas Union Members Are Still Getting a Bum Deal

On January 23, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor’s power in many states is so great it can make the government do its bidding, and make it virtually impossible for workers to resign their union membership.  Even in Kansas, a Right to Work State, where workers have the freedom to refrain from union support of membership, union bosses have rigged an agreement […]