NILRR Clipsheet August 14, 2015

On August 14, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

AZ Court Rejects Taxpayers Pay for Union Workers Washington Free Beacon Online, August 12, 2015 The Arizona Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association (PLEA) wrongfully used taxpayer dollars to pay union representatives who had ceased to perform the duties of their government jobs in order to serve their labor representatives. […]

NILRR CLIPSHEET July 24, 2015

On July 24, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Michigan Hospital Employees Win Settlement After SEIU Union Bosses Blocked Workers from Exercising Right to Work www.nrtw.org, July 23, 2015 Seven workers at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe, MI have won a settlement from Service Employees International Union Local 79 (SEIU) in a case challenging SEIU officials’ failure to obey Michigan’s new Right to Work […]

NILRR Clipsheet July 17, 2015

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

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association National Institute for Labor Relations Research, July 16, 2015 In November, 2011, Jarman, a security guard at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas, applied for membership in Local 2189 of the NFFE union after being promoted to a job that put him under that union’s “exclusive” […]

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 […]

Why I stopped paying the SEIU

On June 16, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Laura Baston recounts her experience as a victim of compulsory unionism in the News Gazette online. In 1989, I worked as an accountant for the Marathon Pipeline company in Martinsville. I had two small children, and like many mothers, I was torn between my career and wanting to spend time with my family. So I […]

NILRR News Clips June 12, 2015

On June 12, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  State workers challenge constitutionality of compulsory union fees; Suit says AFSCME doesn’t appreciate state fiscal crisis Madison Record Online, June 10, 2015 State employees who replaced Gov. Bruce Rauner as plaintiffs in a suit against unions have notified a federal judge that they challenge the constitutionality of compulsory union fees. William Messenger and Aaron […]

Nonunion Carpenters Punished

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

Former union carpenters resigned their membership to work at a nonunion business, and were retaliated against by the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters and their local, just because they wanted to work.  The alternative was to remain a union member and remain out of work. Unfair labor practice charges have been filed with the National Labor […]

NILRR News Clips May 15, 2015

On May 15, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor Gave $2 Million to Clinton Foundation nilrr.org, May 15, 2015 U.S. Department of Labor’s union financial disclosure reports reveal that Big Labor gave at least $2,034,500 in union general treasury funds to Clinton Foundations. Union treasuries are funded mostly by compulsory union dues or fees collected from workers who would be fired for […]