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  Illinois Governor Fights Forced Unionism Western Journalism.com, February 11, 2015 Patrick Semmens of the National Right to Work Foundation commented on Rauner’s executive order: “This executive action is a bold step to protect the rights of Illinois state employees from being forced to pay tribute to union bosses as a condition of…(Read More)

What A Year Labor Unions Had In 2014 The Daily Caller Online, January 1, 2015 Here are six major labor issues that defined the year. Harris v. Quinn. The Supreme Court ruled in Harris v. Quinn that Illinois home health care workers could not be compelled to join a union because they were hired by…(Read More)

Despite a Supreme Court decision, Illinois government has knuckled under pressure from the Serivce Employees International Union (SEIU) and requires all state home caregivers to attend “training sessions,” where caregivers are required to endure lectures ab out union membership.  Additionally, the state is paying SEIU union bosses for the service. Paul Kersey, Labor Director for…(Read More)

In a blatant attempt to circumvent the Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court ruling, the Service Employees International Union has devised a scheme where Illinois home care workers are still required to listen to SEIU officials’ union membership pitch and receive membership cards.  These mandatory sessions are paid for by the state of Illinois.  The Supreme…(Read More)

NILRR Clips October 10, 2014

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  Roy Exum: The UAW’s New Scab List The Chattanoogan Online, October 10, 2014 There is a special page that is popping up on union websites in right-to-work states such as Tennessee that is called “The Scab List,” according to an article in Washington. Glenn Taubmann, a lawyer at the National Right…(Read More)

An article I recently contributed to The Federalist web site (see the link below) attempts to separate fact from fiction regarding government union officials in the U.S. and how they operate.  The article focuses primarily on the issues considered by the U.S. Supreme Court in Harris v. Quinn, a National Right to Work…(Read More)

NILRR Clips August 15, 2014

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  Poll Shows State Supports Philosophy Behind ‘Right-To-Work’ ctnewsjunkie.com, August 15, 2014 A poll of 500 residents, conducted in July by Google Consumer Surveys, found that 75 percent of respondents said “yes” when asked: “Should employees have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave a labor…(Read More)

National Right to Work Supreme Court Victory Forces SEIU to Abandon Forced Dues Demands in Illinois, Minnesota, & Massachusetts nrtw.org, August 5, 2014 “Thanks to a National Right to Work Foundation-won victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, SEIU bosses across the country are being forced to back down from their forced union…(Read More)

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