New Mexico Union Bosses Defend Alleged Violent Perpetrator

On April 4, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

New Mexico taxpayers are at the mercy of public employee monopoly bargaining agreements which forced Bernalillo County officials to keep a corrections officer whose victims were awarded almost $1 million as settlement to 3 of his alleged victims.  The Editorial Board of the Albuquerque Journal provide the story. This editorial has been modified. An earlier version […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips, March 21, 2014

On March 24, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Bus company cuts ties with union in Spring Grove Hanover (PA) Evening Sun, March 14, 2014 More than half the drivers of Teamsters Local 776 signed a petition asking that they no longer be represented by the union, according to Aaron Solem, legal counsel for drivers circulating the petition. That, he said, is an […]

Bid to remove Pa. exemption in labor disputes advances

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

Pennsylvania union bosses have used a little-known legal exemption to avoid prosecution for stalking and harassment.  With the recent spate of violence in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania House has voted to remove that exemption, but notably no politicians from Philadelphia voting in favor of revocation the exemption.  Reflecting upon the recent spate of litigation brought against Philadelphia  Jeremy […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 14, 2014

On March 14, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right-to-work bill dies in Kentucky House committee wave3.com, March 14, 2014 A Kentucky House committee’s vote killed right-to-work legislation for the rest of the year, but both sides say the issue will play a key role in November’s elections. Is It Really News to UAW Bosses That Their Political Partisanship Offends Many Workers? www.nilrr.org […]

Union Bosses Threaten Harm to Children

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

Authorities are investigating allegatons of threats and violence to workers as well as their children, in a year-long strike filled with violence and threats.  Richard Read has the story on Oregonlive.com The National Labor Relations Board accused longshoremen this week of assaulting United Grain Corp. security officers and threatening to rape a manager’s daughter and […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 07, 2014

On March 7, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    The Really Big Money? Not the Kochs Wall Street Journal Online, March 6, 2014 It’s an extraordinary thing, in a political age obsessed with campaign money, that nobody scrutinizes the biggest, baddest, “darkest” spenders of all: organized labor. The IRS is muzzling nonprofits; Democrats are “outing” corporate donors; Jane Mayer is probably working […]

Ironworkers Local is Stuck at an Earlier Evolutionary State

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

Karen Heller delves into details of the Reign of Terror perpetrated by Ironworkers Local 401 bosses in the Philadelphia area, in Philadelphia Inquirer.   The Ironworkers were such busy, industrious goons. They allegedly destroyed sites and threatened developers who dared not hire them. Their specialties were not iron and steel, according to the recent federal […]

NILRR Weekly Newsclips February 21, 2014

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

Clock ticking for UAW to file objection in VW Chattanooga vote Times Free Press Online, February 19, 2014 Raudabaugh, who does work for the anti-union National Right to Work Foundation, said if the board holds a hearing on an objection to the election, it could take months to resolve, he said. “Should the board say […]