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  WHEN IVIES SIDE WITH THE NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK COMMITTEE Politico Morning Shift Online, March 01, 2016 MIT and the Ivy League teamed up Monday on an amicus brief urging the NLRB not to allow graduate student teaching assistants to form unions at Columbia. The schools said there’s no “compelling reason,” to reverse…(Read More)

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail nrtw.org, October 14, 2015 After six years of legal maneuvering, Teamster Local 509 union officials are finally paying a worker more than $55,000 in pay he lost when it prevented him from working. The U.S. Circuit…(Read More)

Illinois’ Union Debacle

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An editorial in the Chicago Tribune outlines the state’s creeping budget crisis and the role of government employee unions in the debacle.  Even state legislators are beginning to question union bosses’ absolute power which keeps the state’s coffers plummeting. The frail school district that educates nearly 400,000 young Chicagoans is gasping to…(Read More)

San Bernadino Firefighter union boss ignores the facts and demands the city come up with more revenue, depsite the fac the city filed for bankruptcy in 2012.  Monopoly bargaining is sanctioned by a charter which calls for government employee salaries to be decided by an archaic formula which has allowed for government employee raises even…(Read More)

11 Million Workers Are Forced To Pay Union Dues: Congress Should Help Them The Daily Caller Online, June 03, 2015 The National Right to Work Act (S. 391/H.R. 612) was introduced in both chambers of Congress earlier this year. This easy to read, one-page bill does not add one single word to…(Read More)

Big Labor Gave $2 Million to Clinton Foundation nilrr.org, May 15, 2015 U.S. Department of Labor’s union financial disclosure reports reveal that Big Labor gave at least $2,034,500 in union general treasury funds to Clinton Foundations. Union treasuries are funded mostly by compulsory union dues or fees collected from workers…(Read More)

The Illinois Supreme Court has blown government employee pension reform efforts out of the water, claiming it violates the state constitution.  Taxpayers will continue to be on the hook  for union bosses’ extravagant demands for more, more, more, that has brought the state to the point of a $111 billion underfunding of the pension system…(Read More)

NILRR News Clips

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Laborers have no say in their contract U-T SanDiego.com, February 4, 2015 Farm laborers at one of the nation’s largest fruit farms, Gerawan Farming, have been pleading with the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board — an agency formed, ironically, to give farm workers a voice in their own contracts — to count their votes…(Read More)