NILRR Clipsheet September 25, 2015

On September 25, 2015, in Davis-Bacon, News Clips, by CLJ

No more forced union dues for UAW autoworkers in 3 Midwest states, September 23, 2015 The United Auto Workers may extend its current contract with the Big Three automakers, but that doesn’t mean UAW-represented employees in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana have to continue to pay union dues. But the National Right to Work Legal […]

Worker Advocate Files Amicus Brief in Friedrichs v. CTA Case

On September 17, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys have just filed an amicus curiae (‘friend of the court’) brief in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, urging the United States Supreme Court to outlaw forced union dues in the public sector. Nearly 40 years ago, the Court ruled in the Foundation’s Abood v. Detroit Board of Education […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 11, 2015

On September 11, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  A chance to make union dues a choice The Supreme Court could end a corrupt practice of public-sector labor Washington Times Online, September 6, 2015   Mark Mix Thanks largely to favors granted by pliant politicians, government union officials enjoy extraordinary special privileges and wield immense political clout. This influence often comes at the expense […]

Right to work brings new era for autoworkers

On September 10, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Right to work brings new era for autoworkers September 07, 2015 Mark Mix            Are you an autoworker? A member of the UAW? Are you tired of paying dues or fed up with your union’s policies? When the UAW’s contracts with the Big Three automakers expire later this month, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin autoworkers will finally […]

A chance to make union dues a choice

On September 9, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  By Mark Mix September 6, 2015 The Gilded Age. The Spoils System. Tammany Hall. In American politics, corrupt bargains between politicians and their supporters are supposed to be a thing of the past. But in the public sector, a troubling relationship persists between elected officials and one powerful constituency. Thanks largely to favors granted […]

This Labor Day, celebrate the Right to Work advantage

On September 8, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

If you’re reading this, congratulations! You’re likely one of the millions of Americans living in one of 25 Right to Work states, including Oklahoma. You might not know it from Right to Work opponents’ heated rhetoric, but Right to Work laws aren’t hard to understand. They simply ensure that no employee can be forced to […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 04, 2015

On September 4, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Waste Management Worker Illegally Threatened by Operating Engineers Union Official: Join or Be Fired, August 31, 2015 John Woodall, a California worker, has filed federal unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against International Union of Operating Engineers Local 3 (IUOE) after a union official threatened Woodall with an ultimatum […]

Case Could Outlaw Forced Public Sector Union Dues

On July 1, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to grant cert in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association is an important step towards finally respecting the First Amendment rights of America’s […]