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A heartwarming story of courage as highschoolers wrest their band, and volunteer teacher from the jaws of the teacher union doomsday machine. Volunteers are the last thing unions want to see in any field. Volunteers take away an opportunity for union officials, not only to milk the taxpayer, but to add a new forced-dues payor to [...]
Anti-Right to Work Campaign in Ohio Roughs up the Truth www.nilrr.org, April 27th, 2013 While the importance of and need for an Ohio Right to Work law are now being recognized by more and more citizens, grass-roots proponents have yet to agree about what is the most promising approach for reaching their objective. Nevertheless, Big [...]
A Nevada think tank’s figures on public employee salaries gives a glimpse into the huge cost monopoly bargaining costs the taxpayer in that state. Victor Joecks has the story in nevadabusiness.com. This information comes from TransparentNevada.com — a website provided by the Nevada Policy Research Institute and dedicated to serving Nevada’s public by shining sunlight [...]
Can Autoworkers Union Bosses Really Kick the Job-Killing Habit? Don’t Bet On It! www.nilrr.org, April 14th, 2013 UAW seeks toehold in South with Tennessee Volkswagen plan Writing in George Mason University’[...] Record Indicates Right to Work Law Would Economically Benefit Missouri Employees, Businesses www.nilrr.org, April 12th, 2013 House Makes History Regarding Right To Work Legislation [...]
H.R. 1120, the Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act House of Representatives Education and Workforce Committee, March 13, 2013 Links to Foundation Story In January 2012, President Obama installed three so-called recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board while Congress was not in recess. In the wake of the president’s unprecedented action, efforts [...]
Saginaw County government employee union officials were defeated by County Commissioners in their desperate attempt to avoid the expansive reduction in membership and forced dues expected when Michigan’s Right to Work Law is finally implemented this month. The proposition was the same as the Wayne State Univeristy and the Taylor School District one: give us [...]
Michigan cities are recruiting “Emergency Mangers” in an effort to deal with runaway monopoly bargaining agreements and shrinking budgets. Will this practice become more widespread as government employee union officials continue their quest for more and more taxpayer dollars? Ned Resnikoff has the story on MSNBC.com Imagine if a democratically-elected mayor was suddenly neutered and [...]
Elijah Grajkowski,Wisconsin public school teacher, explains why he would rather teach in freedom. Read his entire story in the Journal-Sentinel Online. If the teachers union is as wonderful as it claims, then it should have no problem attracting members, without the need to force teachers to join. For years, I have chosen not to be [...]