Labor Department Funds Union Apprenticeship Program

On June 13, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Taxpayers, through the Department of Labor, could be sponsoring union organizing under the auspices of an apprenticeship program to train home care workers.  These apprentices are likely to be forced into paying dues to the SEIU after they take up jobs as healthcare specialists.  Charissa Raynor, the executive director of the SEIU Healthcare NW Training Partnership […]

Union-led Demonstrations Barred

On June 12, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Courts are increasingly finding union-led demonstrations violate numerous laws.  Ryan Williams has the story in The Hill. Last year the state’s Benton County Circuit Court issued a restraining order prohibiting the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) and its “subsidiary” OUR Walmart from any actions on company property or at Walmart events. As a […]

Michigan Right to Work Law Frees Workers

On May 21, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

The Wall Street Journal reports how workers in Michigan left the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in droves after passage of the 2012 Right to Work law passed in Michigan.  The dramatic decrease in membership serves to prove that if a union is beneficial for workers it does not have to coerce people into joining. […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips, May 05 2014

On May 5, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Finally Free to Leave SEIU, Michigan Home Care Workers Do Exactly That openmarket.org, May 1, 2013 In short, a union-friendly administration created a state body to pose as the “employer” of home care workers receiving state assistance, and then conducted a stealth organizing campaign by mail. (A similar effort in Connecticut led CEI to […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 11, 2014

On April 11, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Ambush is Coming shopfloor.org, April 10, 2014 While the idea of having this public hearing on its face would fit the definition of an open and transparent government rulemaking process, the hearing itself is more reminiscent of other public “hearings,” which have been held lately. Hearings where only one side is permitted to ask questions […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet April 04, 2014

On April 4, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

    Sens. McConnell, Paul Introduce National Right to Work Amendment www.mcconnell.senate.gov, April 02, 2014 “But right now, I’d like to talk about another jobs proposal Senator Paul and I have again introduced – national Right to Work legislation. It would allow American workers to choose whether or not they’d like to join a union […]

Grass Roots Activism-Union Boss Style

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

Michael Saltsman  uncovers the truth behind the so-called rallies union bosses have been trying to attribute to fast food and other retail workers.  His story appears on triblive.com. Did you hear about last week’s union-organized protests at fast food restaurants? Don’t worry — no one else heard about them, either. These so-called strikes have always […]

An End to Forced Unionization?

On March 26, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kevin Mooney reviews the connidition of home child care providers and the litigation fighting for freedom on behalf of these workers.  The full story appears on AmericanThinker.com. Without a steady stream of water and electricity, child-care service providers who typically operate out of their own homes could go out of business. Yet, hundreds of Rhode […]