NILRR Weekly News Clips March 14, 2014

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

  Right-to-work bill dies in Kentucky House committee, March 14, 2014 A Kentucky House committee’s vote killed right-to-work legislation for the rest of the year, but both sides say the issue will play a key role in November’s elections. Is It Really News to UAW Bosses That Their Political Partisanship Offends Many Workers? […]

Union Spending against Right-to-Work Efforts

On December 24, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

As Right to Work initiatives gain momentum, union bosses and their allies use forced dues to keep workers in chains.  Trey Kovacs has the story in States considering adopting right-to-work legislation include Missouri, Ohio, and Oregon. In those states, right-to-work could be on the statewide ballot as soon as 2014. At the same time, […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, December 06, 2013

On December 6, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Unions Bring Chicago Thuggery to California, Oregon Hospitals, December 02, 2013 The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is attempting to force hospitals in California and Oregon to allow it to organize workers by using ballot initiatives that would cap executive pay and charges to patients, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The SEIU […]

Organized Labor Looking to Defeat Ohio’s Governor in 2014

On November 19, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ Fresh from the heady defeat of Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, Ohio labor union bosses are setting their sights on the 2014 gubernatorial race.  Bell supported Governor John Kasich’s attempt to restrict government employee union monopoly bargaining in Ohio.  While the attempt to restrict monopoly bargaining for government employees was voted down by Ohio citizens, Big Labor […]

Employment Data Continue to Show Union Monopolists’ 2011 Victory Over Ohio’s Issue Two Was Pyrrhic For Unionized Workers

On November 5, 2013, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

In early 2011, Wisconsin and Ohio became the first two states ever to roll back public-sector forced union dues and fees after having statutorily authorized them.  Both Wisconsin’s Act 10 and Ohio’s S.B.5 revoked government union officials’ privilege to get public servants fired for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union.  Both […]

Ohio Governor Has No Credible Excuse For Waving the White Flag on Right to Work

On August 17, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

An Ohio Prescription for GOP: Lower Taxes, More Aid for Poor   Scientific polling indicates there is strong public support in Ohio for a Right to Work law prohibiting the termination of employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union, and more and more Buckeye State citizens are getting actively involved in efforts […]

Governor Kasich: No Right to Work for Ohio

On August 15, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Ohio Governor Kasich has caved to Big Labor demands to keep Ohio workers under union rule.  The Wall Street Journal’s Neil King, Jr.,  has the story.   Job growth is up. The Republican governor just signed what he calls “the biggest tax cut in the country” after converting a looming $7.7 billion budget deficit into […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet July 12, 2013

On July 12, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right to Work and a Test for Republicans Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2013 Still, a ranking of 22nd out of 50 states leaves plenty of room for improvement and begs the question: What do the top 10 states for business—Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Indiana, Arizona, Virginia, South Carolina, Nevada and Georgia—have in […]