Wisconsin GOP Vote to Promote Right to Work and Charter Schools

On May 6, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

While the Wisconsin state Republican convention voted to oppose Common Core standards in the Badger State, they also voted in favor of school choice and promoting a Right to Work Law.  Marge Pitroff has the story in WUWM, Wisconsin’s public radio station. At the weekend gathering in downtown Milwaukee, the incumbent [Governor Scott Walker] easily won Republican […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 18, 2014

On April 18, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty Flouts IRS List Demand New American, April 18, 2015 “There is no legitimate reason for the IRS to know who donates to Campaign for Liberty,” the organization’s Communications Director Megan Stiles told the Washington Examiner in an e-mail April 15. “We believe the First Amendment is on our side […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, February 28, 2014

On February 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Hofstra Univ. professor calls for “aggressive, illegal actions” in response to Harris vs. Quinn Illinoisreviewtypepad.com, February 23, 2014 CHICAGO – Yesterday, Dr. Alan Singer, a Professor of Secondary Education at Hofstra University, called for “aggressive, illegal actions” as “the only way” to save America’s labor movement. His statement was read as a not-so-veiled threat […]

AFL-CIO Targeting 5 Governors

On February 27, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The AFL-CIO will target 5 governors who have supported efforts to free workers.  Yolanda Weinberger has the story in Wisconsinfree.com. Five Republican governors who have supported legislation unpopular with labor unions are on a ‘Big Labor political hit list’. Recently in Houston, AFL-CIO leaders announced that they intend to spend a staggering amount of money–at […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips January31, 2013

On January 31, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Unions lash out at ObamaCare regs The Hill Online, January 29, 2014 In a letter dated Monday, leaders of major unions told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that proposed regulations for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would do nothing to help union health plans. Local Transit Worker […]

“Unintimidated” Blasts Monopoly Bargaining Practices

On December 9, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Former Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating gives a polished review of “Unintimidated,” Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s book about the passage of Act 10.  As Governor of Oklahoma, Keating proposed a state referendum on Right to Work, which passed in September, 2001.  In his review, Keating concentrates on government employee monopoly bargaining as the root of the […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, December 06, 2013

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

  Unions Bring Chicago Thuggery to California, Oregon Hospitals Breitbart.com, 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 […]

Scott Walker Can’t Convince Big Labor to Hate Him Less

On November 24, 2013, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

In 2011, Wisconsin and Ohio became the first two states to adopt legislation revoking government union bosses’ privilege to get public servants fired for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union after having previously passed a statute explicitly authorizing forced union dues in the government sector. In the Buckeye State, Big Labor […]