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 […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips, March 21, 2014

On March 24, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Bus company cuts ties with union in Spring Grove Hanover (PA) Evening Sun, March 14, 2014 More than half the drivers of Teamsters Local 776 signed a petition asking that they no longer be represented by the union, according to Aaron Solem, legal counsel for drivers circulating the petition. That, he said, is an […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 07, 2014

On March 7, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    The Really Big Money? Not the Kochs Wall Street Journal Online, March 6, 2014 It’s an extraordinary thing, in a political age obsessed with campaign money, that nobody scrutinizes the biggest, baddest, “darkest” spenders of all: organized labor. The IRS is muzzling nonprofits; Democrats are “outing” corporate donors; Jane Mayer is probably working […]

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 […]

Prominent Editor: Public Sector Bargaining Not in Public Interest

On January 30, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Charles Lane opposes public sector bargaining as well as forced dues.  Charles Lane is a Post editorial writer, specializing in economic policy, financial issues and trade, and a contributor to the PostPartisan blog. In 2009 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing. He is the author of two books: “The Day Freedom […]

Study reveals SEIU Took Millions from Caregivers

On January 24, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Millions of forced dues dollars have been siphoned into the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) from 2008 until 2013.  Daniel Greenfield has the story in Frontpagemag.com. Elections aren’t cheap. Neither are bribes. The money has to come from somewhere. And “somewhere” is often places that even the politicians of the old gangland Chicago wouldn’t have […]