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 […]

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 […]