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 investors.com 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 […]

NILRR News Clips – May 4, 2012

On May 4, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

“The Free Rider Argument is a Carefully Crafted Fraud” Legal Newsline, May 1, 2012 The IUOE asserts that the Indiana law violates the equal protection and contract clauses of the Constitution because it does not require nonunion employees to pay for bargaining. . . “The ‘free-rider’ argument is a carefully crafted fraud,” [National Right to […]

NILRR Newsclips – March 30, 2012

On March 30, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kill sneaky union dues gambit Detroit News Online, 3/27/2012 State lawmakers are on the verge of calling a halt to the questionable setup that has allowed the Service Employees International Union to extract nearly $30 million in dues from 40,000 Michigan providers of home health care since 2007. The Economic Freedom of Workers Enhances Prosperity […]

Pro-forced unionism boilerplate

On March 27, 2012, in Right To Work, by Stan Greer

The screed linked below, by Big Labor Minnesota state Sen. John Marty (DFL-Roseville, pictured) is a typical example of pro-forced unionism boilerplate. Sen. Marty simply assumes ALL employees subject to union monopoly bargaining thereby “benefit” economically. He offers no proof of that. And no wonder. Even Richard Rothstein, a research associate for the Organized Labor-allied […]