Labor Department Persuader Rule Published

On March 23, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

In its latest attempt to satisfy union bosses, the United States Department of Labor has published what is commonly know as “The Persuader Rule,” forcing employers to publicly report any acts they perform to inform their worker of union organizing activity.  Politico.com has printed a Fact Sheet. The Persuader Rule requires employers and their hired consultants to report […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 11, 2016

On March 11, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Shock: Simon Poll Finds Majority of Illinois Voters Support Right-To-Work huffingtonpost.com, March 10, 2016 The poll also found more than 60 percent of respondents favor so-called “right-to-work” laws that prohibit mandatory union membership in union-represented workplaces. Teacher files Right-to-Work unfair labor practice against unions mlive.com, March 10, 2016 Becky Lapham accuses the unions of violating […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet February 12, 2016

On February 12, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  National Right to Work Committee Congratulates West Virginia on Becoming 26th Right to Work State nrtwc.org, February 12, 2016 “Today marks a tremendous victory in the fight to protect every West Virginian’s right to get or keep a job without having to pay union dues or fees. With the House of Delegates and Senate […]

Pay will be diverted for Uber Drivers

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

In his guest column “Uber and other drivers want flexibility, not union bosses” [Opinion, Dec. 9], Michael Beckerman correctly highlights several reasons why the City Council’s ordinance to impose forced unionization on independent drivers is wrong for Seattle. Yet his argument left out perhaps the most egregious consequence of the proposed ordinance: The scheme empowers […]

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 […]

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 […]