UAW Violates Right to Work Law

On February 11, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  United Auto Workers union bosses ignored the Hoosier state’s Right to Work Law by forcing Tropicana casino dealer Willie Smith to join United Auto Workers Local 3048.  National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys have filed suit on Smith’s behalf.  Chris Cheney has the story on www.nrtw.org. In late January 2016, a union official told Smith that […]

Friedrichs’ Oral Arguments Completed

On January 12, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Richard Wolf, USA Today Online, reports on the now closed oral arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case before the Supreme Court.  The case could free public sector workers from being forced to support or join a labor union in order to get or keep their jobs. The Supreme Court left little doubt […]

Pay will be diverted for Uber Drivers

On December 18, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

In his guest column “Uber and other drivers want flexibility, not union bosses” [Opinion, Dec. 9], Michael Beckerman correctly highlights several reasons why the City Council’s ordinance to impose forced unionization on independent drivers is wrong for Seattle. Yet his argument left out perhaps the most egregious consequence of the proposed ordinance: The scheme empowers […]

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 27, 2015

On November 27, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Group hits labor unions as VW Chattanooga vote nears Chattanooga Times Free Press Online, November 23, 2015 The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, in a letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez, said his department is ignoring IG Metall’s failure to file federal disclosure papers. Union bosses smear teachers in Supreme […]

Right to Work Clipsheet November 20, 2015

On November 20, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Friedrichs Amicus Brief: National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation onlabor.org, November 18, 2015 “This point is dispositive,” the foundation claims, because “Abood‘s ‘free rider’ rationale is predicated on the opposite presumption: that exclusivity is a burden imposed on unions that impedes their ability to recruit members. This supposition turns reality on its head. […]

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, […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet October 30, 2015

On October 30, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Union calls for full investigation into Housing Authority of Baltimore City Baltimore Sun Online, October 23, 2015 Union leader Glenard S. Middleton called Thursday for a “full investigation” into the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, following allegations some maintenance workers demanded sex from female residents to make repairs. Why 8,737 UPS retirees are bracing for […]