NILRR Clips October 31, 2014

On October 31, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

After indictments, Ironworkers’ union staying mostly on electoral sidelines Watchdog.org, October 30, 2014 Formerly a heavy-hitter in Pennsylvania politics, at least in Philadelphia and its suburbs, Ironworkers’ Local 401 has spent far less during the 2014 election cycle than any others in recent history. UAW’s Tennessee Trick Or Treat Forbes.com, October 30, 2014 The treat […]

Operating Engineers Union Lawyer Flat-Out Lies to Indiana Supreme Court

On September 12, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Currently, the top bosses of two unions, the United Steelworkers (USW) and Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), have cases before the Indiana Supreme Court in which they are trying to get Right to Work protections for Hoosier employees approved by state legislators two-and-a-half years ago judicially overturned. In a petition […]

NILRR Clips August 1, 2014

On August 1, 2014, in Davis-Bacon, News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Labor leaders say from now on union organizing will be different People’s World Online, July 31, 2014 When he came out of a closed door session of the council here July 30 Larry Cohen, the chair of the AFL-CIO’s organizing committee, said that from here on out union organizing is going to take on a […]

NILRR Clipsheet, July 25, 2014

On July 25, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  It’s unions that treat nonmembers as ‘whipping boys': Guest opinion Oregonlive.com, July 22, 2014 The normally calm Nesbitt states that the high court has made “whipping boys” of both unions and home care workers. I disagree. It is government employee unions that have been treating home care workers as whipping boys. Until the Supreme […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 18, 2014

On April 18, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty Flouts IRS List Demand New American, April 18, 2015 “There is no legitimate reason for the IRS to know who donates to Campaign for Liberty,” the organization’s Communications Director Megan Stiles told the Washington Examiner in an e-mail April 15. “We believe the First Amendment is on our side […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips December 27, 2013

On December 27, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Federal Labor Law Is Anti-Free Speech NILRR, December 25, 2013 Now imagine that, after Smith has been formally seated on the council, you attend a public meeting sponsored by the mayor, as you always have in the past.  But when you start to state your opinion about a current issue, the mayor stops you.  […]

In 2012, Right to Work Indiana’s Compensation Growth Outpaced That of Every Midwestern Forced-Unionism State

On October 19, 2013, in Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Compensation of employees by industry (SA06, SA06N) In early 2012, roughly 21 months ago, Indiana legislators approved, and then-Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law, a measure prohibiting the termination of private-sector employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union. Big Labor bosses melodramatically proclaimed it was a dark day for Indiana. […]

‘Unions Are Not Compelled to Represent Everyone in the Workplace’

On October 5, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

SHABAZZ: Lake County liberal unlikely to derail right-to-work law In a column this week (see the link above), Indiana attorney and publisher Abdul Hakim Shabazz dissects an ongoing lawsuit brought by the bosses of suburban Chicago-based Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) to overturn the Hoosier State’s 20 month-old Right to Work […]