Chicago Teacher Union Officials Want Schools Shuttered

On March 17, 2016, in News Clips, News Releases, by CLJ

In a protest over contract talks Chicago Teacher Union officials are expecting to shut down schools on April 1.  Juan Perez Jr. has the story in the Chicago Tribune Online. “We will not go to work on April 1. We will close the schools on April 1,” Sharkey said. “What we would hope is that the […]

Immunity From ID Theft Laws – Another Court-Created Special Privilege For Big Labor?

On February 22, 2013, in Fact Sheets, by NILRR Staff

Court Rules Union Bosses Can Ignore Identity Theft Laws To Intimidate Employees (Click here to download Fact Sheet) Over the course of the past century, American elected officials and judges have handed to Big Labor an array of special privileges and immunities that would be unimaginable for any other type of private organization. The U.S. Congress started […]

An Effort to ‘Shame and Pressure People’

On June 5, 2012, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Mailings that list voting records set off some neighbors Since the late 1970’s, union operatives have grown accustomed to using “card checks” and other organizing techniques that disparage employees’ prerogative to decide in private whether or not they will support unionization of their workplace. Today, more and more of Big Labor’s political operations also trample citizens’ […]