UAW Loses Monopoly Bid

On May 16, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

In what can be described as a crushing blow, Volkswagen has decided to recognize a German-style works council at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Plant workers have never voted unanimously to be represented by the United Auto Workers, despite UAW union bosses’ best efforts.  Jalopnik has the story. The UAW has been pushing for what […]

Big Labor Gave $2 Million to Clinton Foundations

On May 15, 2015, in Fact Sheets, Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, by NILRR Staff

U.S. Department of Labor’s union financial disclosure reports reveal that Big Labor gave at least $2,034,500 in union general treasury funds to Clinton Foundations. Union treasuries are funded mostly by compulsory union dues or fees collected from workers who would be fired for refusing to pay. As Mrs. Clinton became closer to her current run […]

NILRR News Clips May 08, 2015

On May 8, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

NLRB Schedules Fifth Vote to Decertify Local UAW Washington Free Beacon Online, May 07, 2015 Alabama workers are being forced to take a fifth vote to kick out a local UAW chapter despite giving the union the boot in February. Top N.J. lawmaker helping embattled ironworkers union rebuild as criminal case wanes nj.com, May 01, […]

NILRR News Clips May 01 2015

On May 1, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by CLJ

UAW members get information on how to leave union freep.com, April 29, 2015 About three dozen UAW workers gathered today in Sterling Heights to get advice on how leave the union or stop paying dues after Michigan’s right-to-work law starts applying to the Detroit-based union. Freedom’s just another word for mandatory dues, union says watchdog.org, […]

NILRR Clips April 17, 2015

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

NLRB takes on right-to-work — Finance to hold hearing on TPA today politico.com, April 17, 2015 NLRB TAKES ON RIGHT-TO-WORK: The National Labor Relations Board’s newest target is the right-to-work movement. In a call for briefs yesterday, the agency said it may allow a union to collect a fee from a non-member in a right-to-work […]

NILRR News Clips February 20, 2015

On February 20, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, Right To Work, by CLJ

VW recognizes anti-UAW worker group ACE at Tennessee plant Reuters.com, February 16, 2014 Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said on Monday it had recognized a new group called the American Council of Employees to represent workers at its auto assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in addition to the United Auto Workers. The ACE is an alternative to […]

NILRR News Clips January 19, 2015

On January 19, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, Right To Work, by CLJ

Public Unions vs. the Public Wall Street Journal Online, January 15, 2015 The facts: Public-sector unions are not underdogs. . . As Mr. DiSalvo shows, public-sector unions are also rich. Taken together, they spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually lobbying governments on behalf of their members. Our courts have ensured that funding for political […]

NILRR News Clips January 02, 2015

On January 2, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

What A Year Labor Unions Had In 2014 The Daily Caller Online, January 1, 2015 Here are six major labor issues that defined the year. Harris v. Quinn. The Supreme Court ruled in Harris v. Quinn that Illinois home health care workers could not be compelled to join a union because they were hired by […]