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 […]

NILRR News Clips May 01 2015

On May 1, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by CLJ

UAW members get information on how to leave union freep.com, April 29, 2015 About three dozen UAW workers gathered today in Sterling Heights to get advice on how leave the union or stop paying dues after Michigan’s right-to-work law starts applying to the Detroit-based union. Freedom’s just another word for mandatory dues, union says watchdog.org, […]

Workers Challenge NLRB Ambush Rule

On April 29, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation has helped 3 workers file a suit against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking to prevent new rules which would railroad workers into union representation. Three construction employees have joined a federal lawsuit challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recently-enacted regulations that further give union organizers the […]

NILRR Clips April 17, 2015

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

NLRB takes on right-to-work — Finance to hold hearing on TPA today politico.com, April 17, 2015 NLRB TAKES ON RIGHT-TO-WORK: The National Labor Relations Board’s newest target is the right-to-work movement. In a call for briefs yesterday, the agency said it may allow a union to collect a fee from a non-member in a right-to-work […]

NILRR News Clips March 07, 2015

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

UPDATE: Assembly passes right-to-work on party line vote WAOW.com, ABC, March 06, 2015 After a marathon session, the Wisconsin Assembly has passed the right-to-work bill. Republicans said the bill was called good for workers. “We’re fighting for the right of every single worker in this state to have their own personal liberty,” said Assembly Speaker […]

Illinois Governor Frees State Employees

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

Scott Reeder, veteran statehouse reporter, comments on Governor Bruce Rauner’s executive order freeing Illinois state employees from paying forced dues.  The order was prompted by the Supreme Court Harris v. Quinn case, brought by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation.  This order will free Illinois public employees from paying forced dues. In fact, the Harris case […]

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 January 02, 2015

On January 2, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

What A Year Labor Unions Had In 2014 The Daily Caller Online, January 1, 2015 Here are six major labor issues that defined the year. Harris v. Quinn. The Supreme Court ruled in Harris v. Quinn that Illinois home health care workers could not be compelled to join a union because they were hired by […]