NILRR Clipsheet July 31, 2015

On July 31, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers, July 29, 2015 The Michigan Supreme Court, in an opinion that has the effect of making state employees subject to Michigan’s 2012 right-to-work law, ruled Wednesday that Michigan’s Civil Service Commission never had the authority to impose union fees on state workers, even before the controversial law […]

Right to Work Helps Economic Recovery

On June 24, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Edward Lazear’s research shows that states with Right to Work Laws have fared better in the economic recovery that those without such laws.  The story is in the Wall Street Journal Online. A number of current and former governors will be running for president in 2016, and each will tout his state’s accomplishments and claim credit […]

Missouri Gov Gets Donation After Veto

On June 17, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Missouri Governor Nixon’s veto of a Right to Work law earned him a sizeable donation from United Auto Workers’ union bosses.  The story appears in the Kansas City Business Journal. A major union showed its gratitude — $50,000 worth — to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for his veto of “right-to-work” legislation, KSHB reports. Nixon received […]

Right To Work At Risk

On June 9, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Are Right to Work Laws at risk?   National Right to Work president Mark Mix and others testified just last week at a hearing in the Education and the Workforce Committee that Right to Work laws in 25 states could be at risk, as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) argues to institute a rule allowing […]

‘We Find That Respondent, by Charging Only Nonmembers For Grievance Representation, Has Discriminated Against Nonmembers’

On May 25, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Last month, President Barack Obama’s radical National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) sent a clear signal of its intent to overturn more than six decades of legal precedents regarding the workplace grievance privileges union bosses wield under federal law. In unionized workplaces, a claim by any front-line employee that he or she has been harmed by […]

Randall Industries President Encourages Right to Work

On May 19, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Randy Truckenbrodt is a long time Right To Work supporter, and he is also president of Randall Industries, an industrial equipment supplier.  He explains why he supports a Right To Work Law for Illinois on the NWI Times. As America’s unions struggle to remain relevant, it’s an appropriate time to consider why they have experienced […]

NLRB Flaunts Right to Work Laws

On May 18, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) Chairman and General Counsel will both be called before the Senate to answer questions about recent decisions that clearly favor Big Labor.  Michael J. Lotito has the story in Workplace Policy Update. During a May 14 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing to discuss the National Labor Relations Board’s FY 2016 budget, NLRB Chairman […]

Walker Supports National Right to Work Bill

On April 27, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, having just signed a state Right to Work law for the Badger State, recently commented he would support a national Right To Work law also.  O. Kay Henderson has the story on Iowa Radio. Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says he has the “courage…and capacity” to take on powerful interests, including unions, […]