UAW Violates Right to Work Law

On February 11, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  United Auto Workers union bosses ignored the Hoosier state’s Right to Work Law by forcing Tropicana casino dealer Willie Smith to join United Auto Workers Local 3048.  National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys have filed suit on Smith’s behalf.  Chris Cheney has the story on www.nrtw.org. In late January 2016, a union official told Smith that […]

NILRR Right To Work Clipsheet December 11, 2015

On December 11, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Documents Show Teachers Unions Spent Millions on Luxury Hotels, Overseas Travel, Car Services The74Million.org, November 29, 2015 A cursory scan of the line items on the union’s annual financial filings shows that the American Federation of Teachers spent more than $1.3 million on luxury hotels, more than $300,000 on foreign travel and an eye-popping $59,368 […]

Will Union Representation Destroy the UAW?

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

The Editor of Labor Union Report Online, speculates about the United Auto Workers’ union representation election win last week. Not surprisingly, the union won the largely symbolic vote 108-44. Also, not surprisingly, shortly afterward, the UAW urged the company to drop its appeal of the NLRB’s decision to allow a “micro-unit” of maintenance employes (as […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet December 04, 2015

On December 4, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    Worker files unfair labor charge against GM, UAW Detroit News Online, December 01, 2015 Daniel Lowery of Holly is claiming unfair labor practices against the three entities, according to a copy of the charges filed last week by the National Right to Work Defense Foundation Inc. on behalf of Lowery. The foundation says […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet November 27, 2015

On November 27, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Group hits labor unions as VW Chattanooga vote nears Chattanooga Times Free Press Online, November 23, 2015 The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, in a letter to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez, said his department is ignoring IG Metall’s failure to file federal disclosure papers. Union bosses smear teachers in Supreme […]

Does UAW Speak for Its Members?

On November 24, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The United Auto Workers union bosses find themselves unable to control rank and file members for many reasons, one of which is Michigan’s Right to Work Law. With workers having a choice about union membership, many are choosing to refrain, and the UAW is having difficulties meeting its annual budget.  Joann Muller has the story in […]

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 onlabor.org, 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 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 […]