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 News Clips March 14, 2014

On March 14, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right-to-work bill dies in Kentucky House committee wave3.com, March 14, 2014 A Kentucky House committee’s vote killed right-to-work legislation for the rest of the year, but both sides say the issue will play a key role in November’s elections. Is It Really News to UAW Bosses That Their Political Partisanship Offends Many Workers? www.nilrr.org […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips February 21, 2014

On February 21, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Clock ticking for UAW to file objection in VW Chattanooga vote Times Free Press Online, February 19, 2014 Raudabaugh, who does work for the anti-union National Right to Work Foundation, said if the board holds a hearing on an objection to the election, it could take months to resolve, he said. “Should the board say […]

VW workers reject UAW organizing drive at Tenn. plant

On February 15, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The workers at Volkswagen, Chattanooga, have spoken. Gabe Nelson has the story in Automotive News. Workers at Volkswagen AG’s plant here voted to reject UAW representation, dealing a devastating loss to a union that saw the Tennessee factory as its best chance to gain a toehold at a foreign-owned assembly plant in the South.Results of […]

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 www.nrtw.org, 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 […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, January 24, 2014

On January 24, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Unions Raise More than 80 Percent of Cash Raised for San Diego Dem National Review Online, January 20, 2014 Four out of every five dollars spent to support one of the leading candidates to fill disgraced San Diego mayor Bob Filner’s seat comes from organized labor. The U-T San Diego reports that approximately $2.7 […]

Background on Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court Case

On January 20, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work President Mark Mix reviews the background on the upcoming Harris v. Quinn Supreme Court case, in the Washington Times. Today, more than 18 states have laws on the books explicitly requiring all or some public employees to pay dues or fees to a union they may not want as a condition […]

Supreme Court Dismisses Union-Backed Petition to Overturn Organizing Case

On December 11, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

    Right to Work Foundation-won Eleventh Circuit ruling stands, putting at risk backroom deals between companies and aggressive union organizers Washington, DC (December 10, 2013) – Today, the United States Supreme Court announced that it “dismissed as improvidently granted” a union appeal of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling in Mulhall v. UNITE […]