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The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation has helped 3 workers file a suit against the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) seeking to prevent new rules which would railroad workers into union representation. Three construction employees have joined a federal lawsuit challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) recently-enacted regulations that further…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

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