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Did Hensarling Force Obama’s Hand On “Recess” Appointments? – OpenMarket.org In late April the Obama Administration finally got around to offering a legal response to a stern rebuke it had received from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit back on January 25. Early in his first presidential term, Barack Obama began using [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
Constitutional law expert Erwin Chereminsky, in The ABA Journal, cites several cases won by the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, comments on the importance of the Knox v. SEIU Supreme Court decision: Amid the blockbuster decisions of the last two weeks of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term, a decision that received little media [...]
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 [...]
U.S. SC rejects union’s argument Legal Newsline.com, June 21, 2012 W. James Young, who argued the case before the court on behalf of the petitioners, was very pleased by the Supreme Court’s judgment. Young is an attorney with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, which provided free legal assistance to the petitioners. “We [...]