Forced-Unionism Illinois: The ‘Just-Above Junk’ State

On June 9, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

For years, government union monopolists have been ripping off ordinary taxpayers in Illinois, a state where both private- and public-sector employees may be forced to pay Big Labor dues or fees as a job condition, in a host of ways. Meanwhile, the Prairie State’s economic performance has been abysmal. From 2006 to 2016, for example, […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips May 26, 2017

On May 26, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

No Love for Forced Unionism freebeacon.com, May 24, 2017 Chief Executive magazine surveyed CEOs across the country about the economic environments that are best suited for their companies. The survey found that right-to-work laws, which prohibit mandatory union membership as a condition of employment, play a large role in attracting business. Of the 500 CEOs […]

NILRR Right To Work News

On April 21, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Report: Labor unions outspend Soros and Koch brothers in politics ilnews.org, April 20, 2017 National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix said that requirement is the big injustice “when you get to the actual use of general treasury money, money that’s paid by dues members and forced fees payers, who would lose their jobs […]

NILRR Right to Work News March 24, 2017

On March 24, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

AZ Fry’s Grocery Employees Win Federal Court Decision Overturning NLRB Ruling on Dues Deductions during Strike nrtw.org, March 23, 2017 Seven Phoenix-area Fry’s Food Stores employees have won a federal court decision in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals after United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 99 union and company officials refused to honor […]

Illinois Union Bosses Given Access to Workers’ Personal Information

On March 21, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

  Employers’ personnel files hold lots of private information about employees, including their Social Security numbers and those of their next of kin.  If identity thieves gain access to employees’ names along with their personal information, they can use what they’ve stolen to open bank accounts, obtain credit cards, and create false work documents. Consequently, […]

NILRR Right to Clips March 17 2017

On March 17, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Manufacturing Moves to Right to Work States cnsnews.com, March 15, 2017 by Stan Greer Ever since the first state Right to Work laws were enacted back in the 1940’s, the share of total U.S. manufacturing employment located in such states has been consistently rising. Alexander Defends Delaying Confirmation to Meet With Trump freebeacon.com, March 17, […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips March 10, 2017

On March 10, 2017, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by CLJ

“Backfire” Possible, says Right to Work Group Alton Daily News Online, March 07, 2017 Regardless, NRTW President Mark Mix said the real possibility of a strike means the union, which is a private entity, could call a strike and withhold services taxpayers deserve. “That’s just wrong,” he said. “The idea of letting people join unions […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 03, 2017

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

Seventh Circuit hears arguments over IL ‘fair share’ union fees; case may be headed to SCOTUS Cook County Record Online, March 01, 2017 However, attorney William Messenger, of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, echoing a brief his foundation filed in the case along with the Chicago-based Liberty Justice Center, agreed with Judge […]