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 Clipsheet March 18, 2016

On March 18, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Virginia, Alabama voters asked to reaffirm ‘right-to-work’ status Washington Examiner Online, March 18, 2016 “Right-to-work is popular in Alabama and protecting worker freedom has been good for Alabama’s economy, so naturally legislators in the state want to find ways to promote Alabama’s right-to-work status,” said Greg Mourad, vice president of the National Right to Work […]

Compulsory Unionism Plunges States Deep Into Red

On March 16, 2016, in Fact Sheets, by Stan Greer

None of the 12 States With the Greatest Absolute State-and-Local Government Debt Per Capita Protects Employees From Being Fired For Refusal to Bankroll an Unwanted Union Twenty-five years ago this May, as state officials across the nation were raising taxes and curtailing essential services to patch over large and widening budget gaps, a prescient cover […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet December 04, 2015

On December 4, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    Worker files unfair labor charge against GM, UAW Detroit News Online, December 01, 2015 Daniel Lowery of Holly is claiming unfair labor practices against the three entities, according to a copy of the charges filed last week by the National Right to Work Defense Foundation Inc. on behalf of Lowery. The foundation says […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet November 13, 2015

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

  UMWA endorses Jim Justice for governor WV Metro News, November 12, 2015 When asked about how he would handle a right-to-work bill as governor, Justice said he would veto it. Why bond-buyers prefer red states Your Daily Journal Online, November 12, 2015 States with strong public-employee unions — which they measured with membership rates, […]

A Nonmember ‘Has to Pay for the Union to Bargain’ With the State to ‘Achieve Something’s That’s Contrary to That Person’s Interest’

On September 14, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

As a number of media reports over the past few days such as the Breitbart account linked below have pointed out, the U.S. Supreme Court case in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, which the High Court agreed to hear back in late June, is now underway. On September 4, Orange County elementary school educator Rebecca […]

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 […]

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 […]