Clipsheet Harris V. Quinn July 3, 2014

On July 3, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

High Court’s Labor Ruling Likely to Weaken Union Clout in More States NewsMax Online, July 1, 2014 Messenger pointed out that two specific groups that were the targets of such “unionization schemes” are now protected. “The first group are personal-care providers,” he told Newsmax, “who provide home personal care to disabled, chronically ill, or elderly […]

‘Overall Success of Progressive Politics’ Is No Concern of Public Labor Policy

On June 25, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Rock-ribbed proponents of the American employee’s personal freedom to join or not a join a union and dyed-in-the-wool advocates of compulsory unionism alike are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the U.S. Supreme Court case Harris v. Quinn, in which a decision will almost certainly be issued by June 30 at the latest. The High Court […]

Sauk Prairie Union Contract Could Cost Taxpayers

On June 14, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The school board of Sauk Prairie, Wisconsin, has ignored stipulations of Act 10 and taken up a potentially illegal monopoly bargaining union contract.  If enforced, the contract could once again force teachers into compulsory unionism, and cost taxpayers who would have to pay for any ensuing litigation.  Tim McCumber, Wisconsin News, has the story. Last […]

NILRR Weekly Clips June 13, 2014

On June 13, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

NASA Employee Given the Runaround by Own Union Washington Free Beacon, June 11, 2014 Walsh and the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation (NRTWLDF) are now fighting to overturn the technicality that eliminated the possibility of an election. Walsh’s attorney, Bruce Cameron, filed a brief to the three-member FLRA challenging the regional director’s decision. […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips June 03 2014

On June 3, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

High Court Has Long Admitted Compulsory Payments to Government Unions May ‘Interfere . . . With an Employee’s Freedom to Associate’ On May 29, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer There are many problems with rabidly pro-forced unionism California labor studies professor John Logan’s attack op-ed, published by The Hill today, against the plaintiffs […]

The Freedom to Refrain

On May 27, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix calls upon the National Labor Relations Board to preserve a worker’s right to refrain from union membership.  The story appears in the Pittsburgh Tribune. The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the principal federal law regulating employee-employer relations in America’s private sector, purports to uphold the right to […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips May 23, 2014

On May 23, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Top federal leaders suggest dismissal of lawsuit against UAW/VW nooga.com, May 23, 2014 Patrick Semmens, vice president of the National Right to Work Foundation, said in a prepared statement that: This extremely unusual move by the Obama administration to file a brief at the District Court level shows just how much they are in […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, May 05 2014

On May 5, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Finally Free to Leave SEIU, Michigan Home Care Workers Do Exactly That openmarket.org, May 1, 2013 In short, a union-friendly administration created a state body to pose as the “employer” of home care workers receiving state assistance, and then conducted a stealth organizing campaign by mail. (A similar effort in Connecticut led CEI to […]