NILRR Right to Clips March 17 2017

On March 17, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Manufacturing Moves to Right to Work States cnsnews.com, March 15, 2017 by Stan Greer Ever since the first state Right to Work laws were enacted back in the 1940’s, the share of total U.S. manufacturing employment located in such states has been consistently rising. Alexander Defends Delaying Confirmation to Meet With Trump freebeacon.com, March 17, […]

NILRR Right to Work in the News February 10, 2017

On February 10, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

    In fast ruling, judge upholds SEIU Local 1000 dues collection The Sacramento Bee Online, February 08, 2017 A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a right-to-work lawsuit that sought to upend the way state government’s largest union collects dues from employees who do not want to fund political activities. James Young of the National […]

NILRR Right to Work in the News January 20, 2017

On January 20, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

  History indicates wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri Springfield (MO) News-Leader Online, January 11, 2017 History indicates that wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri. Since early 2012, four states have banned compulsory union dues, and in two of these states — Indiana and Michigan — unionism has now been voluntary […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips December 09, 2016

On December 9, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kanawha circuit judge holds hearing on right-to-work law West Virginia Record Online, December 06, 2016 Mark Mix, the president for the National Right to Work Foundation, said in a press release that “Big Labor’s” latest attack on Right to Work is in a state where there is “overwhelmingly support for the measure.” “Big Labor’s lawyers […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet

On June 24, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Hillary Pledges Support for Union Agenda Free Beacon, June 22, 2016 “We should strengthen unions that have formed the bedrock of a strong middle class. It should be easier to bargain collectively,” she said. “That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive and strengthens our economy.” ABC’s Fight Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet April 22, 2016

On April 22, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Judge Rules Wisconsin’s Right To Work Statute Illegal — Now What? Forbes.com, April 20, 2016 RJL helped with article So, why is RTW illegal in Wisconsin? Judge Foust states that under RTW, “a free-rider problem is born – the ability of nonmembers to refuse to pay for services unions are compelled to provide by […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 11, 2016

On March 11, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Shock: Simon Poll Finds Majority of Illinois Voters Support Right-To-Work huffingtonpost.com, March 10, 2016 The poll also found more than 60 percent of respondents favor so-called “right-to-work” laws that prohibit mandatory union membership in union-represented workplaces. Teacher files Right-to-Work unfair labor practice against unions mlive.com, March 10, 2016 Becky Lapham accuses the unions of violating […]

Are Some Michigan Workers ‘More Equal’ Than Others?

On March 7, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Under the principles of limited government, public decisions are generally made by majority rule, but private decisions are not unless all parties affected by the decision agree to it. Preserving the ability of the individual to make personal decisions without being bound by others’ dictates was a key objective of our Founding Fathers when they […]