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In an unprecedented power grab, Obama’s all-Democrat National Labor Relations Board, has ruled nonunion workers cannot request an accounting of where their union dures are going: The Washington Times has the story: But Big Labor may have won the battle that matters the most: the presidential election. In the last month, the White House has since [...]
Mark Mix president of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, writes in investors.com Labor Day editorial: Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers, not union bosses. But that won’t stop Big Labor’s apologists from seizing the spotlight to demand more power. Fact is, modern unions are built on the [...]
Forced-dues funded billion dollar machine enables union officials to wield immense political clout, even though voluntary union membership continues to steadily decline Washington, DC (August 31, 2012) – Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation and National Right to Work Committee, released the following statement regarding this year’s Labor Day [...]
The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation has helped Indiana workers to file amicus brief on behalf of the state of Indiana now that the AFL-CIO wolf is trying to blow the Right to Work Law down. Asheesh Agarwal writes, in the Library of Law and Liberty: Amidst a series of setbacks at both [...]
Harold Meyerson: Thomas Jefferson’s view of equality under siege As this blog has already observed, the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Knox v. SEIU Local 1000 last month did not represent a dramatic departure from previous judicial rulings defining the constitutional limits on Big Labor’s statutory power to force unionized employees who choose not to join a [...]
Retired school teacher and former agency fee payor, Larry Sand, a noted author, works tirelessly on behalf of teachers who just want the freedom to teach. He serves as president of the California Teacher Empowerment Network, a non profit, non partisan group dedicated to dishing up fair and balanced information to all California teachers. [...]
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 [...]
From the point of view of union bosses, who now will no longer have free access to workers’ wallets: The Daily Caller Online, June 22, 2012 Having already experienced a continuous string of political setbacks at the state level, one of the nation’s largest unions was jolted again Thursday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled [...]