Another UAW Organizing Scheme

On October 21, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

After their unsuccessful attempt to organize the Volkswagen automobile plant in Right To Work Chattanooga, UAW union officials are attempting another end-run around workers in Alabama.  Patrick Rupinski as the story in tuscaloosa.com. The United Auto Workers adopted a new tactic this month in its drive to organize Southeastern auto plants. It formed a new […]

NLRB Certifies Vote Rejecting UAW

On April 25, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Tennessee’s Chattanooga Volkswagen plant workers won a victory as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) certifed election results from a February vote which rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union.  National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys represented workers who just wanted to work free from union boss interference. Melanie Trottman has the […]

This Chart Proves Unions Cannot Offer Job Security

On March 25, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The title says it all.  Economist Allison Schrager uses the UAW representation election failure at the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Volkswagen plant to illustrate how union bosses can no longer ensure job security for members.  Another so-called “union benefit” goes down the way of the dinosaurs.  Check out her article in qz.com.   A few weeks ago, […]

VW workers reject UAW organizing drive at Tenn. plant

On February 15, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The workers at Volkswagen, Chattanooga, have spoken. Gabe Nelson has the story in Automotive News. Workers at Volkswagen AG’s plant here voted to reject UAW representation, dealing a devastating loss to a union that saw the Tennessee factory as its best chance to gain a toehold at a foreign-owned assembly plant in the South.Results of […]

The Future of Labor Relations

On December 7, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

National Right to Work Legal Foundation Attorney John Raudabaugh comments on how the recent packing of the National Labor Relations Board with pro-union appointees is likely to affect the decisions coming from that board.  Andrew Stiles has the story in National Review Online. John Raudabaugh, a labor-law professor at Ave Maria University who served on […]

NILRR Newsclips – March 30, 2012

On March 30, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kill sneaky union dues gambit Detroit News Online, 3/27/2012 State lawmakers are on the verge of calling a halt to the questionable setup that has allowed the Service Employees International Union to extract nearly $30 million in dues from 40,000 Michigan providers of home health care since 2007. The Economic Freedom of Workers Enhances Prosperity […]