Why Missouri Right to Work Bill May Stall

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

Trey Kovaks, workplacechoice.org, explains why some Missouri Democrat legislators are doing all they can to keep a Right to Work law from passing in Missouri. Despite the compelling evidence that right-to-work improves workers’ quality of life, Democrats will continue their efforts undercut the passage of the legislation that enhances worker choice and improves the economy. Why […]

NILRR News Clips February 13, 2015

On February 13, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  Illinois Governor Fights Forced Unionism Western Journalism.com, February 11, 2015 Patrick Semmens of the National Right to Work Foundation commented on Rauner’s executive order: “This executive action is a bold step to protect the rights of Illinois state employees from being forced to pay tribute to union bosses as a condition of working as […]

NILRR News Clips

On February 7, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Laborers have no say in their contract U-T SanDiego.com, February 4, 2015 Farm laborers at one of the nation’s largest fruit farms, Gerawan Farming, have been pleading with the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board — an agency formed, ironically, to give farm workers a voice in their own contracts — to count their votes in […]

SEIU Organizers Harass Before Vote

On January 13, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

In an effort to ensure the vote went their way, SEIU organizers harassed and intimidated adjunct workers during a recent organizing campaign.  Matt Lamb has the story in collegefix.com. Adjunct faculty at Washington University in St. Louis voted narrowly to unionize this month, in a campaign marked by accusations of union intimidation and administration pressure […]

NILRR News Clips January 09, 2015

On January 12, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The U.S. Supreme Court is One Decision Away from Curtailing Union Power in California Fox and Hounds Online, January 9, 2015 Last year marked a legal turning point for California’s teachers’ unions and public employee unions across the nation. First, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled in June that some of the […]

NILRR Clipsheet, July 25, 2014

On July 25, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  It’s unions that treat nonmembers as ‘whipping boys’: Guest opinion Oregonlive.com, July 22, 2014 The normally calm Nesbitt states that the high court has made “whipping boys” of both unions and home care workers. I disagree. It is government employee unions that have been treating home care workers as whipping boys. Until the Supreme […]

Missouri UFCW Boss’s Apologia For Forced Unionism Misrepresents the Facts

On April 25, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

A long article appearing in the Columbia Missourian yesterday (see the link below) about grass-roots efforts to make Missouri America’s 25th Right to Work state is a mixed bag.  Reporter Casey Bischel uncritically repeats several standard Big Labor canards regarding government-promoted union monopoly bargaining in the workplace and the compulsory union dues and fees for […]

Missouri Right to Work Would Bring More Jobs

On April 15, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Investors Business Daily explores the economic growth potential for the Show Me state if the legislature passes a Right to Work law this week.  The editorial appears in Investors.com. Missouri’s legislature votes this week on whether to become a right-to-work state. More hiring is the goal, and if any state needs a jobs pick-me-up, it’s the Show […]