‘Many Teachers Have Welcomed the Opportunity to Earn More Money’

On June 19, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Wisconsin’s experience demonstrates that, even when government union bosses’ monopoly-bargaining privileges are dramatically rolled back, they may well be able to wield their political clout over local elected officials to keep counterproductive and collectivist public policies in place. But the Badger State experience also shows that curtailing union bosses’ special privileges does make genuine and […]

NILRR Right to Work News

On May 19, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Appeals Ct. to Hear Illinois Homecare Providers’ Forced Union Dues Case Seeking Over $32M CNSNews Online, May 17, 2017 Today, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorney Bill Messenger will argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on behalf of Illinois homecare personal assistants in Riffey v. SEIU. The […]

NILRR Right To Work News

On April 21, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Report: Labor unions outspend Soros and Koch brothers in politics ilnews.org, April 20, 2017 National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix said that requirement is the big injustice “when you get to the actual use of general treasury money, money that’s paid by dues members and forced fees payers, who would lose their jobs […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips March 10, 2017

On March 10, 2017, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, by CLJ

“Backfire” Possible, says Right to Work Group Alton Daily News Online, March 07, 2017 Regardless, NRTW President Mark Mix said the real possibility of a strike means the union, which is a private entity, could call a strike and withhold services taxpayers deserve. “That’s just wrong,” he said. “The idea of letting people join unions […]

NILRR Right to Work in the News February 03, 2017

On February 3, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

National right-to-work bill introduced in Congress Washington Examiner Online, February 02, 2017 Republican lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would prohibit workers from being required to support a union, making right-to-work laws the national standard. If enacted, the legislation would be a major challenge for organized labor, which has long counted on union-management contracts that force […]

Milwaukee Newspaper Investigation Shows How Act 10 Reforms Have Changed Wisconsin For the Better

On December 7, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

In the summer of 2011, roughly five-and-a-half years ago, Wisconsin became the first state in U.S. history to implement a major legislative rollback of government union bosses’ monopoly-bargaining and forced-dues privileges. The rollback and the comprehensive public-spending reform package of which it was a part, commonly known as Act 10, have been successful by all […]

Act 10 Allows ‘Good Teachers to Move to Districts That Can Provide a Better Opportunity’

On November 4, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

For roughly half a century, government union bosses in Wisconsin wielded statutory power to act as public educators’ “exclusive” bargaining agents with school officials regarding matters of pay, benefits, and work rules. And for roughly four decades starting in 1971, government union bosses also had the power to get teachers fired for refusal to pay […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet

On June 24, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Hillary Pledges Support for Union Agenda Free Beacon, June 22, 2016 “We should strengthen unions that have formed the bedrock of a strong middle class. It should be easier to bargain collectively,” she said. “That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive and strengthens our economy.” ABC’s Fight Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements […]