NILRR Clipsheet September 25, 2015

On September 25, 2015, in Davis-Bacon, News Clips, by CLJ

No more forced union dues for UAW autoworkers in 3 Midwest states, September 23, 2015 The United Auto Workers may extend its current contract with the Big Three automakers, but that doesn’t mean UAW-represented employees in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana have to continue to pay union dues. But the National Right to Work Legal […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 18, 2015

On September 18, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Legislators in Missouri Take Aim at Union Dues New York Times Online, September 15, 2015 “I know we’ve flipped some,” said Greg Mourad, a vice president at the National Right to Work Committee, which supports the legislation. “Whether we’ve flipped enough or not, I guess we’ll just have to wait and find out.” Seattle kids […]

Right to work brings new era for autoworkers

On September 10, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Right to work brings new era for autoworkers September 07, 2015 Mark Mix            Are you an autoworker? A member of the UAW? Are you tired of paying dues or fed up with your union’s policies? When the UAW’s contracts with the Big Three automakers expire later this month, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin autoworkers will finally […]

NILRR Clipsheet July 31, 2015

On July 31, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers, July 29, 2015 The Michigan Supreme Court, in an opinion that has the effect of making state employees subject to Michigan’s 2012 right-to-work law, ruled Wednesday that Michigan’s Civil Service Commission never had the authority to impose union fees on state workers, even before the controversial law […]

New Labor Scheme for Bernie Sanders

On June 29, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Labor for Bernie intends to engage rank and file union members to get out the vote for Bernie Sanders using forced dues to realize their goals. But it seems that only union bosses are currently engaged in the campaign.   Mario Vasquez has the story on In These Times. Labor for Bernie, a new nationwide network for […]

Are Bosses Endangering Unions’ Relevancy?

On June 29, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Mary Kramer, Crain’s Detroit Business News, examines whether union bosses’ tactics are rendering unions more and more irrelevant. In a couple of weeks, the United Auto Workers and Detroit automakers will kick off contract talks to replace four-year pacts that expire Sept. 14. As Dave Barkholz has reported for our sibling publication Automotive News, the […]

NILRR Clipsheet June 26, 2015

On June 26, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

ALRB’s top lawyer named to governor’s staff Fresno Bee Online, June 24, 2015 Sylvia Torres-Guillen, 49, of Los Angeles will become special counsel to the governor. She had been the ALRB’s general counsel since 2011. Beyond the Gerawan case, Torres-Guillén has been sparring with the ALRB’s new chairman, William Gould, who has wanted to take […]

Missouri Gov Gets Donation After Veto

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

Missouri Governor Nixon’s veto of a Right to Work law earned him a sizeable donation from United Auto Workers’ union bosses.  The story appears in the Kansas City Business Journal. A major union showed its gratitude — $50,000 worth — to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for his veto of “right-to-work” legislation, KSHB reports. Nixon received […]