NILRR Newsclips 10 12 2011

NLRB postpones rule after SC Chamber sues

South Carolina Radio Network Online, 9/12/2011

A similar lawsuit was filed by the National Right to Work
Committee and the National Association of Manufacturers in federal court in the
District of Columbia.

NLRB Notice Posting requirement delays to January 2012

Bulk Transporter Online, 10/10/2011

The delay followed the filing of lawsuits filed by
Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW), National Association of
Manufacturers, National Federation of Independent Business, the US Chamber of
Commerce, and National Right to Work legal defense foundation.

Union-Boss Bid to Regain Control Over State Senate Falls Short

National Right to Work Committee Newsletter Online,

Early this year, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) infuriated
the union hierarchy, in his own state and nationally, when he introduced
legislation (S.B.11) that would abolish forced union dues for teachers and many
other public employees and also sharply limit the scope of union monopoly

Hilda Solis, Secretary of Unions

The Freeman Online, Charles Baird, 10/11/2011

Hilda Solis, Obama’s secretary of unions – oops, labor –
thinks a bit like Lenin.

Steve Jobs vs. Wall St. Whiners and Teachers Unions

Larry Sand, CEAFU  member, Union Watch Online, 10/11/2011

“The problem there of course is the unions. The unions are
the worst thing that ever happened to education because it’s not a meritocracy.
It turns into a bureaucracy, which is exactly what has happened. The teachers
can’t teach and administrators run the place and nobody can be fired. It’s

November ballot is a death match for Ohio unions, 10/10/2011

Indeed, for all their efforts to frame the Ohio referendum
as a struggle between budget-conscious Buckeye officials against union bosses,
it’s clear that the Nov. 8 balloting, no matter which way it goes, will be a
major landmark in a national anti-union effort that began in Wisconsin and will
reach its apex in November of 2012.

NEA to Spend Up to $5 Million on Ohio Collective Bargaining Referendum

Education Intelligence Agency Online, 10/11/2011

The $5 million comes from the national union’s Ballot
Measure/Legislative Crises Fund, which was doubled in size by vote of NEA’s
delegates in July. This contribution is in addition to the estimated $5 million
the Ohio Education Association dedicated to the referendum campaign, funded by a
$54 special assessment the state union imposed on its members.

‘No Child’ Overhaul Bill Introduced in Senate

Wall Street Journal Online, 10/12/2011

A top Senate Democrat introduced a draft bill Tuesday that
would significantly alter the No Child Left Behind education law and drastically
roll back the federal government’s role in public schools.

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