Even Samuel Gompers Rejected Coercion

On June 28, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

 John Hayward, in Human Events Online, takes Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson to task for his failure to distinguish between coercion and voluntarism.  Even Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, which later merged with the Congress of Industrial Organizations to become the AFL-CIO, understood the difference.       An unhappy Harold Meyerson, writing for […]

Voluntary unions serve workers, not bosses

On March 24, 2012, in OpEds, by NILRR Staff

From the Washington Times OpEd by NILRR Expert Stan Greer: Ending compulsory unionism returns focus to members’ needs   At the beginning of February, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law H.B. 1001, a measure prohibiting union officials from taking money from employees’ paychecks as a condition of getting or keeping a job. Indiana thus […]