NILRR News Clips January 19, 2015

On January 19, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, Right To Work, by CLJ

Public Unions vs. the Public Wall Street Journal Online, January 15, 2015 The facts: Public-sector unions are not underdogs. . . As Mr. DiSalvo shows, public-sector unions are also rich. Taken together, they spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually lobbying governments on behalf of their members. Our courts have ensured that funding for political […]

NILRR News Clips January 09, 2015

On January 12, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The U.S. Supreme Court is One Decision Away from Curtailing Union Power in California Fox and Hounds Online, January 9, 2015 Last year marked a legal turning point for California’s teachers’ unions and public employee unions across the nation. First, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled in June that some of the […]

NILRR News Clips January 02, 2015

On January 2, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

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 […]

Kentucky County Approves Right to Work Ordinance

On December 23, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The Simpson County Fiscal Court has sanctioned a Right to Work ordinance for the county.  Katie Brandenberg has the story on bgdailynews.com. The Simpson County Fiscal Court this morning unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance that would make the county a right-to-work area, making it the third county in Kentucky to approve such […]

Kentucky-The Next Right to Work State?

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

Fox News reviews what today’s elections could mean for Kentucky workers. As the hard-hitting contest between Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes hogs all the attention in Kentucky, another potential battle is brewing at the state legislative level that could change the labor landscape in Coal Country. Kentucky is one of the last remaining […]

 Opportunities For the ‘Middle-Educated’ and the College-Educated   

On October 31, 2014, in Fact Sheets, by NILRR Staff

NILRR Fact Sheet — College-Educated and ‘Middle-Educated’ Employee web Census Bureau Data Show That Non-Holders, Holders of Bachelor’s Degrees Are Flocking to Right to Work States By Stan Greer As a number of workforce analysts have noted, one way in which Americans in their teens and their twenties have attempted to shield themselves from the […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet March 28, 2014

On March 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Pro-Union Monopoly Statutes Menace U.S. Cities www.nrtw.org, March 27, 2014 In addition to affirming the Motor City’s insolvency, Judge Rhodes made it clear that Detroit has the legal authority to reduce public employee pension benefits negotiated by government union chiefs who have for decades wielded monopoly-bargaining power under Michigan law. Reflecting on last month’s […]

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 […]