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 […]

Common Core Supporters Shun Publicity

On January 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Supporters of the Common Core curriculum suddenly don’t want their names mentioned in President Obama’s State of the Union  Address.  Sean Higgins of the Washington Examiner, has the story. Common Core is attempt to create a standard national curriculum for kindergarten through high school. It’s an idea whose supporters and detractors cut across party and […]

UAW and GM Strangely Silent on GM Stock Sale

On December 11, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Sean Higgins comments on the notable lack of response from the UAW and the AFL-CIO. The sale meant that taxpayers were losing $10 billion, so some extra justification was necessary. GM officials have taken a similar stance even as they say they are glad to be out of receivership. One group that was noticeably quiet was […]

SEIU Planning More Fast Food Demonstrations

On December 4, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

It appears Service Employees International Union officials continue ploughing money and workers into an organizing campaign directed towards fast-food workers.  These workers so far have not responded to the SEIU’s overtures, and disruption of their workplace is unlikely to convince anyone to join.  Demonstrations are set for tomorrow.  Sean Higgins has the story in the […]

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 Newsclips, November 08, 2013

On November 8, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

    Group files complaint about Unified’s vote to negotiate with unions Kenosha News Online, November 08, 2013 According to a statement from the Institute, the complaint was filed on behalf of Kristi Lacroix, who they identify as a district taxpayer. Lacroix is a former teacher at Lakeview Technology Academy who left her job this […]

NILRR News Clips August 23, 2013

On August 23, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Ohio Governor Has No Credible Excuse For Waving the White Flag on Right to Work August 17th, 2013 An Ohio Prescription for GOP: Lower Taxes, More Aid for Poor   Scientific polling ind[...] Cities With Greatest Bankruptcy Risks Overwhelmingly Located in Forced-Unionism States August 19th, 2013 20 Cities That May Face Bankruptcy After Detroit – Newsmax.com Earlier […]

Trumka sees the Light — 30 years of Stagnation

On August 10, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

The AFL-CIO has been toying iwth the idea of organizing nonunion workers for a while now.  On Thursday, Richard Trumka announced intentions to put this idea into action by courting left-wing ideological groups.  It seems the Sierra Club is considering “aligning” itself with the AFL-CIO.  How long will it be until Sierra Club members are […]