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Private sector union decline dates to the late-50s Washington Examiner Online, March 21, 2013 Slate columnist Matt Yglesias posted the above chart yesterday as part of a post arguing that ”America’s Private Sector Labor Unions Have Always Been in Decline“. He notes: [P]rivate sector labor unions have been in decline in the United States pretty [...]
Today, Congressman Steve King (Republican-Iowa) along with 57 cosponsors introduced the National Right to Work Act (H.R. 946) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The House bill is a companion bill to S. 204, the Senate’s version of the National Right to Work Act introduced by Senator Rand Paul (Republican-Ky.) with 9 cosponsors. The one [...]
Mark Mix, President of the National Right ot Work Legal Defense Foundation, comments on a victory for workers in Massachusetts. Ira Kantor has the story in the Boston Herald. Workers caught in a battle between a local union and Lynn-based Complete Cleaning Inc. have won a federal settlement from the union after officials illegally claimed [...]
Workers win settlement against activist union Boston Herald.com, February 14, 2013 Workers caught in a battle between a local union and Lynn-based Complete Cleaning Inc. have won a federal settlement from the union after officials illegally claimed to have monopoly bargaining privileges over the employees, according to the National Right to Work Legal Defense [...]
Helping Workers RAISE Themselves Next week, National Right to Work Committee President Mark Mix will visit Jefferson City to talk to a legislative panel about why Missouri should become America’s 25th state to pass a comprehensive ban on forced union dues and fees. Mr. Mix will surely note that states prohibiting the termination of [...]
Pay Up or Get Sued Washington Free Beacon, January 23, 2013 Steven Cook, president of the Michigan Education Association, circulated an email to local union officials and staff instructing them to monitor revenue streams in light of the right-to-work laws, which are set to go into effect on March 27, 2013. The law allows [...]
Union bosses seek to uphold discriminatory system in awarding public contracts National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation attorneys have stepped in to promote freedom in the latest Michigan union boss debacle, flaunting a law forbidding project labor agreements. Staff attorneys from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation have filed a brief in support of [...]
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation President Mark Mix comments on federal court reaffirmation of Wisconsin’s government union reforms in Wisconsin, as reported in Green Mountain Scribes. With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation and the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, three Wisconsin public employees moved to intervene in [...]