Many Rank and File Support Sanders

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

Although many union bosses have already endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee.  Luciana Lopez interviews union members who do not support Hillary Clinton, but whose dues dollars will go to support her campaign regardless of  their wishes.  With a Right to Work law in place, workers can resign their membership and make political […]

Union Bosses Smear Teachers

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

Union bosses are demonizing one of their own who has dared to disagree with their policies.  Faced with losing billions of dollars at a critical time, union officials, from the AFL_CIO to teacher union officials themselves, all are desperate to keep their forced-dues windfall operating.  Friedrichs v. CTA, a case currently before the Supreme Court, […]

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, […]

PA Home Care Workers Hustled

On November 3, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

United Home Care Workers, a joint project of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) pulled an ambush election on Pennsylvania home care workers, where only about thirteen percent of the involved workers were eligible to vote.  After Bill Messenger, attorney for the National Right To Work […]

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 […]

A chance to make union dues a choice

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

  By Mark Mix September 6, 2015 The Gilded Age. The Spoils System. Tammany Hall. In American politics, corrupt bargains between politicians and their supporters are supposed to be a thing of the past. But in the public sector, a troubling relationship persists between elected officials and one powerful constituency. Thanks largely to favors granted […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 04, 2015

On September 4, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Waste Management Worker Illegally Threatened by Operating Engineers Union Official: Join or Be Fired, August 31, 2015 John Woodall, a California worker, has filed federal unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) against International Union of Operating Engineers Local 3 (IUOE) after a union official threatened Woodall with an ultimatum […]


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, 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 […]