IL – State Sponsored Union Membership Drives?

On December 29, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Despite a Supreme Court decision, Illinois government has knuckled under pressure from the Serivce Employees International Union (SEIU) and requires all state home caregivers to attend “training sessions,” where caregivers are required to endure lectures ab out union membership.  Additionally, the state is paying SEIU union bosses for the service. Paul Kersey, Labor Director for […]

Monopoly Bargaining and Ilinois’ Eve of Destitution

On December 21, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

Paul Kersey, Illinois Policy Institute, explores the consequences of Illinois government union employee bargaining laws and how it will hamstring the government attempting to keep costs reined in.  Like an insidious leak, eventually government employee union monopoly bargaining will destroy the government’s ability to govern. So, the health benefit law allows – indeed calls for […]