NILRR Weekly News Clips, February 7, 2014

On February 7, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Worker Advocate Reacts to Volkswagen’s Request for NLRB Union Election, February 3, 2014 Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Foundation, issued the following statement after the announcement today that Volkswagen America has petitioned the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a rapid-fire United Auto Workers (UAW) unionization election in its Chattanooga […]

NLRB Attempts Overturn of Supreme Knox Case

On December 28, 2012, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

In an unprecedented power grab, Obama’s all-Democrat National Labor Relations Board, has ruled nonunion workers cannot request an accounting of where their union dures are going:  The Washington Times has the story: But Big Labor may have won the battle that matters the most: the presidential election. In the last month, the White House has since […]

For Unions, Labor Day Is About Grabbing More Power

On September 1, 2012, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Mark Mix president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, writes in Labor Day editorial:         Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers, not union bosses. But that won’t stop Big Labor’s apologists from seizing the spotlight to demand more power. Fact is, modern unions are built on the […]

Labor Day Statement: “Union Officials Are Mounting A Billion Dollar Campaign to Reelect President Barack Obama”

On August 31, 2012, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Forced-dues funded billion dollar machine enables union officials to wield immense political clout, even though voluntary union membership continues to steadily decline Washington, DC (August 31, 2012) – Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation and National Right to Work Committee, released the following statement regarding this year’s Labor Day […]

Union Bosses Ignore Indiana Workers’ Mandate for Right to Work Law

On July 9, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation has helped Indiana workers to file amicus brief on behalf of the state of Indiana now that the AFL-CIO wolf is trying to blow the Right to Work Law down.  Asheesh Agarwal writes, in the Library of Law and Liberty:      Amidst a series of setbacks at both […]

Is It Really So Hard to Distinguish Between ‘Union Members’ and ‘Union Nonmembers’?

On July 6, 2012, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Harold Meyerson: Thomas Jefferson’s view of equality under siege   As this blog has already observed, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Knox v. SEIU Local 1000 last month did not represent a dramatic departure from previous judicial rulings defining the constitutional limits on Big Labor’s statutory power to force unionized employees who choose not to join a […]

C-TEN President Larry Sand Blasts SEIU, Praises Knox Decision

On July 5, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

Retired school teacher and former agency fee payor, Larry Sand, a noted author, works tirelessly on behalf of  teachers who just want the freedom to teach.   He serves as president of the California Teacher Empowerment Network, a non profit, non partisan group dedicated to dishing up fair and balanced information to all California teachers.      […]

Even Samuel Gompers Rejected Coercion

On June 28, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

 John Hayward, in Human Events Online, takes Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson to task for his failure to distinguish between coercion and voluntarism.  Even Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, which later merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations to become the AFL-CIO, understood the difference.       An unhappy Harold Meyerson, writing for […]