NILRR Weekly News Clips August 1, 2013

On August 2, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Holden postal worker files complaint after dues still taken from paycheck despite quitting union Bangor Daily News Online, August 2, 2013 She said she could not discuss details of the charge because of the ongoing investigation. Staff attorneys from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation provided Johnson with free legal assistance and helped […]

Kansas Union Members Are Still Getting a Bum Deal

On January 23, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor’s power in many states is so great it can make the government do its bidding, and make it virtually impossible for workers to resign their union membership.  Even in Kansas, a Right to Work State, where workers have the freedom to refrain from union support of membership, union bosses have rigged an agreement […]

Union Member: “It Sounds Like We’re Getting Robbed”

On January 14, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Stanley Oubre, retired Boilermaker, may have been correct when he made this comment.  Again, another example of union bosses’ putting their own agenda before the needs of their members.  Do union bosses speak for their members? Luke Rosiak has the story in The Washington Times. There can be riches in standing up for the working […]

AFL-CIO and MoveOn Team Up on GOTV

On September 4, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

While the Democratic National Convention was not a temptation this year for the AFL-CIO, the union council has apparently teamed up with MoveOn to commandeer a get-out-the-vote effort.  How many millions in forced dues will be funneled into this effort is unknown, and it’s unlikely the amount will ever come to light.  What is sure […]

Labor Day is for Taxpayers, Not Unions

On September 2, 2012, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, by CLJ

Matthew Brouillette, president and CEO of The Commonwealth Foundation, recognizes government employee labor unions’ forced dues power and Labor Day in the Patriot News:       As the sun sets on a sizzling summer, celebrations with family and friends will mark another Labor Day. But few citizens will recall or cheer the nationwide railroad union strike, featuring […]

“How Government Unions control America and rob Taxpayers Blind”

On September 1, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

A shocking look at the underside of government employee unions, Brad Decker interviews Mallory Factor on his best-selling book “Shadowbosses,” in The Washington Times. His new bestseller, “Shadowbosses,” shines the light on how “government unions control America and rob taxpayers blind.” You can find out more about Mr. Factor’s work at: Decker: Your new […]

For Unions, Labor Day Is About Grabbing More Power

On September 1, 2012, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Mark Mix president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, writes in Labor Day editorial:         Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers, not union bosses. But that won’t stop Big Labor’s apologists from seizing the spotlight to demand more power. Fact is, modern unions are built on the […]

Barack Obama’s top 10 most outrageous Big Labor paybacks

On August 31, 2012, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, by CLJ

Mark Mix, president of National Right to Work, explains President Obama’s Big Labor Paybacks The Daily  Caller has the complete story:    After Big Labor spent nearly $1 billion to get President Obama and his forced-unionism allies elected in 2008, Obama did not disappoint. Here is a breakdown of the top 10 most outrageous Big […]