Union Boss: “By Signing the Negatives Go Away”

On February 10, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Operating Engineers’ union boss threatens a nonunion conractor who questions the benefit of using union labor.  Michael J. Caggiano was also convicted of misdemeanor assault on nonunion contractor Timothy Such, whose business is now defunct.   Phil  Fairbanks has the story in The Buffalo News. The two men had crossed paths before, but this time the altercation escalated, and Caggiano, […]

Future Employees, Employers Are Migrating to Right to Work States

On January 9, 2014, in Fact Sheets, NILRR Research, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Compulsory-Unionism States’ ‘Under 18’ Population Is on Track to Plummet by 2.16 Million From 2010 to 2020 By Stan Greer (Click to download Adobe pdf file) U.S. Census Bureau data covering the period from July 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013, the three most recent years now available, suggest that the population-growth advantage of Right […]

ILA, Charged With Racketeering, Attempts to Strong-Arm Shipping Terminal Operator

On February 25, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

American Stevedoring alleges International Longshoreman’s Union officials have put the company out of business because of their connection to organized crime schemes.  Steve Strunksy has the story in the Ledger-Times. A former shipping terminal operator in Newark and Brooklyn is suing the International Logshoremen’s Association for $160 million, charging that leaders of the 65,000-member dockworkers’ […]

At Least The Lawyer Will Serve Jail Time

On August 10, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

The State Thruway Workers’ Union president blasted a former union attorney for the theft of money from union workers.  Union bosses routinely get away with collecting dues from workers without their permission every day, with no punishment.   At least the lawyer has been sentenced to jail time.  Here’s the story in The New York Post:  […]

NILLR New Clips – April 27, 2012

On April 27, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

A One-Sided ‘Right’ to Unionize?! LaborUnionReport.com, April 9, 2012  A guest commentary by Stan Greer, senior research associate for the National Institute for Labor Relations Research The claim that there is a civil right to join a union, but no equivalent right not to join a union was summarily rejected by a unanimous High Court in […]