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Seventh Circuit hears arguments over IL ‘fair share’ union fees; case may be headed to SCOTUS Cook County Record Online, March 01, 2017 However, attorney William Messenger, of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, echoing a brief his foundation filed in the case along with the Chicago-based Liberty Justice Center, agreed with…(Read More)

  History indicates wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri Springfield (MO) News-Leader Online, January 11, 2017 History indicates that wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri. Since early 2012, four states have banned compulsory union dues, and in two of these states — Indiana and Michigan — unionism has now been voluntary…(Read More)

House Advances Right To Work, Prevailing Wage Repeal wkms.org, January 06, 2017 The state House of Representatives passed a so-called ‘right-to-work’ bill yesterday. The bill now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to pass. Both sides on right-to-work issue to testify Tuesday at Missouri Capitol Missouri.net…(Read More)

  Right to Work on the March Wall Street Journal Online, December 19, 2016 The New Year will bring change in the states as well as Washington, D.C., and that includes the likely expansion of right-to-work laws to help the economic competitiveness of Missouri, Kentucky and even New Hampshire. Ninth Circuit Sides…(Read More)

  Trump seems to be fine with outsourcing to RTW states Kentucky AFL-CIO.org, AFT Local 1360, no date Trump didn’t elaborate. But it sounds like he is fine with companies busting unions in free bargaining states and heading for “right to work” states. Trump prefers RTW states. “I like it [RTW] better…(Read More)

Labor Unions’ Donations

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Senator Russ Feingold is “. . . listening to Wisconsin. . . ” while he willingly accepts campaign donations from Big Labor and other out of state sources.  M.D. Kittle has the story in WisconsinWatchdog.org. Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat…(Read More)

Union Bosses Smear Teachers

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Union bosses are demonizing one of their own who has dared to disagree with their policies.  Faced with losing billions of dollars at a critical time, union officials, from the AFL_CIO to teacher union officials themselves, all are desperate to keep their forced-dues windfall operating.  Friedrichs v. CTA, a case currently before the Supreme…(Read More)

  UMWA endorses Jim Justice for governor WV Metro News, November 12, 2015 When asked about how he would handle a right-to-work bill as governor, Justice said he would veto it. Why bond-buyers prefer red states Your Daily Journal Online, November 12, 2015 States with strong public-employee unions — which they measured…(Read More)