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Dislike freeloaders? Change state law The Detroit News Online, November 26, 2013 The 24 states with right to work are grappling with this issue of fairness. Patrick Semmens, vice president of the National Right to Work Foundation, says there’s not a lot of precedent in the public sector for solutions. Wisconsin unions struggle to […]
Detroit News’ editorial says it all. Teacher union officials cry foul over representing teachers who are nonmembers under an exclusive representation contract they themselves have foisted on these unwilling teachers. Perhaps that’s why teachers are exercising their right to refrain. No one likes a freeloader. Count Michigan teachers among that number. As more public school teachers […]
National Right to Work Foundation attorneys have won yet another right for Wisconsin teachers. Madison, WI (November 22, 2013) – Last night, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a ruling that allows teachers across the state to vote to determine whether union officials can continue to claim to represent those teachers in their respective workplaces. The […]
Regent Law Students Participate in Two Supreme Court Cases Networkedblogs.com, November 20, 2013 Through the Right to Work Practicum at Regent University School of Law, Regent’s law students have recently had the incredible opportunity to participate in not one, but two cases being heard by the United States Supreme Court. The United States Supreme […]
Six years ago, then-U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens recognized, in writing for a 7-2 majority in U.S. Chamber of Commerce v. Brown, that under federal labor law employees have an “underlying right to receive information opposing unionization.” This is a right Big Labor bosses like Leo Gerard are loathe to acknowledge. The fact […]
U.S. Supreme Court To Consider Breaking Up The Union Boss “Neutrality Agreement” Racket biglaborbailout.com, November 13, 2013 It’s the little known Unite Here Local 355 vs. Mulhall case which might end up packing a lot of legal punch once the dust settles at the high court. Union bosses, for a long time […]
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 […]
Virginians must be on the lookout for possible changes to worker freedom in 2014. The commonwealth’s governor-elect, Terry McAuliffe, refuses to say whether he will uphold the commonwealth’s treasured Right ot Work Law, which allows all workers, both in the public and private sectors, to freely choose whether or not to join a labor union. […]