Posts Posts by: "CLJ"
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Former president of the Correctional Officers Benevolent Association Norman Seabrook will go to jail for 4 years after taking a $60,000 kickback.  The kickback was in exchange for a $20 million investment of members’ retirement investments in a company that eventually filed for bankruptcy, leaving the pension fund with a fraction of its…(Read More)

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According to the indictment, 10 of Johnny Doughterty’s family members, currently unnamed,  benefited most from the force dues paid to the IBEW Local 198.   From baby wipes to $20,000 security systems, from high-end birthday parties to numerous repairs, performed for free by contractors, Johnny Doc’s family members were…(Read More)

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Mark Gaston Pearce, a rabid supporter of union boss schemes and forced dues, withdrew his name from consideration for a place on the National Labor Relations Board.  Nominated by President Trump, Pearce is known for the many decisions he made blatantly favoring unions at the NLRB during the Obama Administration, including the Browning-Ferris…(Read More)

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In an effort to bring Montana policy in line with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation-won Janus v. AFSCME decision, which gives all public sector employees the freedom to work without having to pay union bosses for the privilege.  The decision has produced a flurry of desperate attempts by union bosses…(Read More)

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School Bus Drivers Sue to Remove Union They Never Wanted libertyheadlines.com, November 29, 2018 Two school-bus drivers in Pennsylvania want to remove a union from their workplace, but the National Labor Relations Board isn’t letting them. Mark Mix, president of the National Right to Work Foundation, said: “The National Labor Relations Act…(Read More)

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KENTUCKY COURT STRIKES DOWN UNION’S ‘DESPERATE ATTEMPT’ TO KILL RIGHT-TO-WORK LAW dailycaller.com, November 16, 2018 “The court rejected a desperate attempt by union bosses to re-impose their power to have a worker fired for refusing to pay dues or fees to a union they oppose,” National Right to Work Foundation…(Read More)

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My Take: UAW scandals show why Michigan needs to keep workers’ right-to-work protections hollandsentinel.com, November 03, 2018 Forced unionism is an important and under-reported aspect of the UAW/FCA scandal, in connection with which more indictments are expected. As a consequence of a handful of special-interest provisions in federal labor…(Read More)

Monopolistic Unionism Makes Schools Less Effective, More Expensive ‘[Coercive] Union Strength Variable . . . Has a Substantial and Statistically Significant Negative Relationship With Student Achievement’ By Stan Greer For many years, the vast majority of Americans have rated the performance of the public schools of our nation as mediocre or worse.  By more than…(Read More)