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Chicago Tribune:  Illinois Gov. Pritzker says Madigan, who has vowed not to resign after being tied to a recent bribery scandal, “owes public a full explanation.” Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan under pressure to resign. (Image Source: Illinois House Democratic Caucus) Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Friday that House Speaker Michael Madigan’s…(Read More)

Excerpt from op-ed by NILRR.org’s Stan Greer in The Hill. At the end of July, the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee passed S. 2302, a $287 billion bipartisan infrastructure package. The legislation was unanimously approved in committee, and President Trump has expressed his support via Twitter. There…(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)

Down but not out: Look for right-to-work to be resurrected onenewsnow.com, August 08, 2018 Tuesday night’s vote was a big win for unions, which The Associated Press says spent millions of dollars in recent weeks to convince Missourians that right-to-work is bad for the Show Me State. “I’ve…(Read More)

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US Supreme Court ruling in union dues impacts case in Oregon kveo.com, July 30, 2018 Debora Nearman, a systems analyst with the Department of Fish and Wildlife, said in her lawsuit filed in April in federal court that the state’s practice of forcing her to pay fees to fund union activity violated her…(Read More)

Will Repeal Right to Work Law, Michigan Governor Candidate Vows heartland.org, June 12, 2018 Gretchen Whitmer, a candidate in the Michigan Democratic Party gubernatorial primary, says she will work to repeal the state’s right-to-work (RTW) law, if selected by her party and elected in November. Stan Greer, a senior research associate…(Read More)

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Big Labor Academic Candidly Admits That Compulsory Unionism Antithetical To Free Market www.nilrr.org, November 02, 2017 Lichtenstein strongly asserts that: “[Compulsory] unions are not for the market. They’re against the market. That’s the purpose of a union.” Today’s Big Labor bosses are rarely so blunt about their ideological agenda, but…(Read More)

In a recent interview with far-left writer Rick Paulas (linked below) Nelson Lichtenstein ridiculed Americans who consider themselves to be pro-union and pro-free market. Such people, said Lichtenstein derisively, “think that if the market worked the way it should, that’d be perfect” for unionizing workers. Lichtenstein strongly asserts that: “[Compulsory] unions…(Read More)