Michigan Union Organizers Allegedly Stormed Ladies Restroom

On April 9, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Wal-Mart has filed an unfair labor practice against United Food and Commercial Workers organizers who allegedly followed an employee into the ladies’ restroom and harassed her.  At least one of the organizers was a male.  Bill McMorris has the story in the Washington Free Beacon. The NLRB ordered the United Food and Commercial Workers union and OUR Walmart—a […]

Grass Roots Activism-Union Boss Style

On March 29, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Michael Saltsman  uncovers the truth behind the so-called rallies union bosses have been trying to attribute to fast food and other retail workers.  His story appears on triblive.com. Did you hear about last week’s union-organized protests at fast food restaurants? Don’t worry — no one else heard about them, either. These so-called strikes have always […]

Does UFCW Speak For Its Members?

On December 30, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

UFCW union bosses are not practicing what they preach, according to a report by the Manhattan Institute’s Economics21 division.  Here’s the story: The United Food and Commercial Workers union is funding campaigns to raise the hourly minimum wage to $15 and unionize fast food workers. But an examination of UFCW contracts with the Kroger Company […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips December 27, 2013

On December 27, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Federal Labor Law Is Anti-Free Speech NILRR, December 25, 2013 Now imagine that, after Smith has been formally seated on the council, you attend a public meeting sponsored by the mayor, as you always have in the past.  But when you start to state your opinion about a current issue, the mayor stops you.  […]

NLRB Sanctions Payment for UFCW Protestors at Wal-Mart

On November 27, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

In an unprecedented power play, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled the United Food and Commercial Workers bosses paying nonunion people to protest at Wal-Mart last year, was not illegal.  Sean Higgins has the story in the Washington Examiner.   OUR Walmart, which presents itself as a group of disaffected Walmart workers, is identified […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips August 9, 2013

On August 9, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

A Union Run Amok   National Review Online, August 8, 2013 John Raudabaugh, a staff attorney with the National Right to Work Foundation, is representing Clark. He says the union failed to inform employees of their rights to opt out of membership and pay reduced dues so that their money wouldn’t go to the union’s political […]

Change to Win Union Contemplates Reunion With AFL-CIO

On July 15, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

The United Food and Commercial workers, part of the original Change to Win Coalition, appears to be doing just that.  After 8 years, it looks as if they may be willing to throw their lot back with the AFL-CIO.  Richard Trumka and other AFL-CIO bosses must be overjoyed to have this prodigal producer of forced dues back […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet July 12, 2013

On July 12, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right to Work and a Test for Republicans Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2013 Still, a ranking of 22nd out of 50 states leaves plenty of room for improvement and begs the question: What do the top 10 states for business—Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Indiana, Arizona, Virginia, South Carolina, Nevada and Georgia—have in […]