Wisconsin Act 10 “Breath of Fresh Air”

On March 21, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

The MacIver Institute gathered comments from local government executives on the solid benefits of Act 10.  The Wisconsin law, passed in 2011, tightened the rein on public employee unionism. Local officials joined Gov. Scott Walker on Wednesday to describe how Act 10 has benefited their communities in the five years since the landmark law’s enactment in 2011. […]

Act 10 Saved Wisconsin $5.24 Billion

On March 8, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

From the MacIver Institute: Back in 2011, Governor Scott Walker and the Republican legislature withstood tremendous pressure from Big Labor and its allies to pass collective bargaining reform and Act 10. While the journey to get to here has been a bit bumpy, the taxpayer savings that Wisconsinites have realized from Act 10 have been […]

Right to Work Attorney Defends Wisconsin Right to Work Law

On February 25, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Today, veteran National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorney Milton Chappell will defend Wisconsin’s Right to Work law in Dane County Circuit Court against a lawsuit filed by International Association of Machinist (IAM) union lawyers. Chappell represents four Wisconsin employees who believe they should not be forced to pay union dues to keep […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet February 12, 2016

On February 12, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  National Right to Work Committee Congratulates West Virginia on Becoming 26th Right to Work State nrtwc.org, February 12, 2016 “Today marks a tremendous victory in the fight to protect every West Virginian’s right to get or keep a job without having to pay union dues or fees. With the House of Delegates and Senate […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 18, 2015

On September 18, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Legislators in Missouri Take Aim at Union Dues New York Times Online, September 15, 2015 “I know we’ve flipped some,” said Greg Mourad, a vice president at the National Right to Work Committee, which supports the legislation. “Whether we’ve flipped enough or not, I guess we’ll just have to wait and find out.” Seattle kids […]

NILRR CLIPSHEET July 24, 2015

On July 24, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Michigan Hospital Employees Win Settlement After SEIU Union Bosses Blocked Workers from Exercising Right to Work www.nrtw.org, July 23, 2015 Seven workers at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Monroe, MI have won a settlement from Service Employees International Union Local 79 (SEIU) in a case challenging SEIU officials’ failure to obey Michigan’s new Right to Work […]

NILRR Clipsheet July 17, 2015

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

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association National Institute for Labor Relations Research, July 16, 2015 In November, 2011, Jarman, a security guard at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas, applied for membership in Local 2189 of the NFFE union after being promoted to a job that put him under that union’s “exclusive” […]

NILRR News Clips June 05, 2015

On June 5, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

11 Million Workers Are Forced To Pay Union Dues: Congress Should Help Them The Daily Caller Online, June 03, 2015 The National Right to Work Act (S. 391/H.R. 612) was introduced in both chambers of Congress earlier this year. This easy to read, one-page bill does not add one single word to federal law, it […]