NLRB: Longshoremans Union Broke Labor Laws

On December 28, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled the Longshoremans Union (ILWU) has violated federal law with slowdowns and work stoppages which could cost union members millions of dollars and jobs.  Rich Bowmer has the story on Jefferson Public Radio.org. Since September, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled – twice – that the International Longshore […]

NILRR News Clips February 13, 2015

On February 13, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  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 working as […]

ILWU Bosses Found Guilty of Slowdowns

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

The National Labor Relations Board has found the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) guilty of intentional slowdowns at the Port of Portland.   Joseph Rose has the story at the Oregonian. The 18-page decision, (PDF) written by administrative law judge Jeffrey D. Wedekind in San Francisco, orders ILWU and its Local 8 and Local 40 […]

Union Bosses Threaten Harm to Children

On March 10, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Authorities are investigating allegatons of threats and violence to workers as well as their children, in a year-long strike filled with violence and threats.  Richard Read has the story on Oregonlive.com The National Labor Relations Board accused longshoremen this week of assaulting United Grain Corp. security officers and threatening to rape a manager’s daughter and […]

“There Will Be Blood”: Union Violence in the Age of Obama

On December 13, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

From Michelle Malkin, a short overview on union violence, including the incidents which accompanied passage of Michigan’s Right to Work Law.   Not so many moons ago, President Obama urged us all to “make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds.” He Who Heals […]

Court Denies Injunction in Port Strike

On December 13, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Daily Labor Report reveals Judge Michael H. Simon of the U. S. District Court for the District of  Oregon denied an NLRB petition to hold the ILWU and two locals in contempt of a previous injunction against secondary actions and threats in the ongoing strike at the Port of Portland, Oregon.   Lawrence Dubé has […]