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Who benefits from the federal labor laws that authorize union officials to act as the “exclusive” (monopoly) bargaining agents of all the front-line employees in  a business with regard to their pay, benefits, and work rules?  Early this year, three of President Barack Obama’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) appointees were confronted with…(Read More)

For decades, Right to Work supporters have known government-authorized “exclusive” union representation turns dissenting employees into Big Labor’s “captive passengers.” The employees’ personal liberty is denied. Legislation that grants agents of private organizations, known as unions,  to exclusively negotiate with a business or public employer on matters of employees’ pay, benefits, and work…(Read More)

With Pennsylvania emerging as a potential “battleground” state in the fall 2016 presidential contest, the Trump and Clinton campaigns are both claiming they will, if elected, revive the fortunes of the former steel towns along the Monongahela River. Economically depressed Monessen, located 35 miles south of Pittsburgh, is a notable example. What went wrong in…(Read More)

West Virginia Union Bosses Twisting Facts About ‘Exclusivity’ On May 5, West Virginia union bosses informed the state attorney general and labor commissioner of their intention to sue to overturn S.B.1, the state Right to Work law adopted by legislators over the veto of union-label Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) in February…(Read More)

  Judge Rules Wisconsin’s Right To Work Statute Illegal — Now What?, April 20, 2016 RJL helped with article So, why is RTW illegal in Wisconsin? Judge Foust states that under RTW, “a free-rider problem is born – the ability of nonmembers to refuse to pay for services unions are compelled to provide…(Read More)

Virginia, Alabama voters asked to reaffirm ‘right-to-work’ status Washington Examiner Online, March 18, 2016 “Right-to-work is popular in Alabama and protecting worker freedom has been good for Alabama’s economy, so naturally legislators in the state want to find ways to promote Alabama’s right-to-work status,” said Greg Mourad…(Read More)