NILRR Clipsheet July 17, 2015

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

Federal Union Lawyers Rediscover Freedom of Non-Association National Institute for Labor Relations Research, July 16, 2015 In November, 2011, Jarman, a security guard at Red River Army Depot (RRAD) in Texarkana, Texas, applied for membership in Local 2189 of the NFFE union after being promoted to a job that put him under that union’s “exclusive” […]

Case Could Outlaw Forced Public Sector Union Dues

On July 1, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s decision to grant cert in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: The Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association is an important step towards finally respecting the First Amendment rights of America’s […]

Why I stopped paying the SEIU

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

Laura Baston recounts her experience as a victim of compulsory unionism in the News Gazette online. In 1989, I worked as an accountant for the Marathon Pipeline company in Martinsville. I had two small children, and like many mothers, I was torn between my career and wanting to spend time with my family. So I […]

NILRR News Clips March 07, 2015

On March 7, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

UPDATE: Assembly passes right-to-work on party line vote WAOW.com, ABC, March 06, 2015 After a marathon session, the Wisconsin Assembly has passed the right-to-work bill. Republicans said the bill was called good for workers. “We’re fighting for the right of every single worker in this state to have their own personal liberty,” said Assembly Speaker […]

UAW Desperate to Keep Michigan Members

On October 13, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

If a union is working for its members, those members will not want to resign.  If it is not working for its members, they should not have to jump through hoops in order to resign. United Auto Workers Local 600, of Dearborn, Michigan, requires union members who wish to resign, to appear in person and […]

NILRR Clips October 10, 2014

On October 10, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Roy Exum: The UAW’s New Scab List The Chattanoogan Online, October 10, 2014 There is a special page that is popping up on union websites in right-to-work states such as Tennessee that is called “The Scab List,” according to an article in Washington. Glenn Taubmann, a lawyer at the National Right to Work Legal […]

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 […]