SEIU’s Wisconsin Political Shell Game

On May 31, 2016, in News Clips, by NILRR Staff

Daily Caller uses Data to Expose SEIU In Connor Wolf’s Daily Caller article Major Union Makes $2 Million Magically Disappear, Wolf uses National Institutes for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) data below to expose SEIU’s forced-dues shell game. While “SEIU, its local committee and Wisconsin Jobs Now did not respond to a request for comment” by the […]

Duke Nontenured Faculty Unionize

On March 23, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

While some nontenured faculty at Duke  University may have voted to unionize, those who do not not wish to join cannot be forced to because of North Carolina’s much cherished Right to Work Law.  Douglas Belkin has the story in the Wall Street Journal online. In the past three years, faculty and graduate students at […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 18, 2016

On March 18, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

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, vice president of the National Right to Work […]

Friedrichs’ Oral Arguments Completed

On January 12, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Richard Wolf, USA Today Online, reports on the now closed oral arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case before the Supreme Court.  The case could free public sector workers from being forced to support or join a labor union in order to get or keep their jobs. The Supreme Court left little doubt […]

Right to Work Clipsheet November 20, 2015

On November 20, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Friedrichs Amicus Brief: National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, November 18, 2015 “This point is dispositive,” the foundation claims, because “Abood‘s ‘free rider’ rationale is predicated on the opposite presumption: that exclusivity is a burden imposed on unions that impedes their ability to recruit members. This supposition turns reality on its head. […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet November 13, 2015

On November 13, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  UMWA endorses Jim Justice for governor WV Metro News, November 12, 2015 When asked about how he would handle a right-to-work bill as governor, Justice said he would veto it. Why bond-buyers prefer red states Your Daily Journal Online, November 12, 2015 States with strong public-employee unions — which they measured with membership rates, […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet October 30, 2015

On October 30, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Union calls for full investigation into Housing Authority of Baltimore City Baltimore Sun Online, October 23, 2015 Union leader Glenard S. Middleton called Thursday for a “full investigation” into the Housing Authority of Baltimore City, following allegations some maintenance workers demanded sex from female residents to make repairs. Why 8,737 UPS retirees are bracing for […]

Harris Decision Freeing Workers

On October 19, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation’s victory in the Harris v. Quinn case before the Supreme Court is freeing thousands of workers from having to pay tribute to unions they never wanted to join or support in the first place.   Sean Higgins has the story in the Washington Examiner Online. A Seattle branch of […]