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  Former labor union official pleads guilty in federal database case Buffalo News Online, April 09, 2015 Jeffrey A. Peterson, 51, of Freedom, a former business agent of Local 17 of the Operating Engineers International, AFL-CIO, pleaded guilty Thursday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge William M. Skretny to a federal charge of…(Read More)

Public Unions vs. the Public Wall Street Journal Online, January 15, 2015 The facts: Public-sector unions are not underdogs. . . As Mr. DiSalvo shows, public-sector unions are also rich. Taken together, they spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually lobbying governments on behalf of their members. Our courts have ensured that funding for political…(Read More)

Jason Hart, Ohio Watchdog, examines how WalMart obtained an injunction against union officials and paid agitators from demonstating in their stores, disrupting legitimate business.   Hart also comments on other news media playing down union participation in the protests. In a Nov. 24 court order, Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Robert C. Winkler granted a preliminary…(Read More)

  Union Organizers, Not Actual Employees, Turn Out for Walmart Black Friday Protests My Freedom Foundation Online, December 3, 2014 Many of the same individuals appear repeatedly in the photos. All told, it appears that about 17 different individuals participated in at least one of the eight “actions” at local Walmarts. Wisconsin Senate to quickly…(Read More)

NILRR Clips November 14, 2014

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Push For New Mexico “Right To Work” Law Anticipated krwg.org, TV and FM radio, November 13, 2014 A Republican legislative leader says the GOP’s capture of majority control of the state House means New Mexico may enact legislation to bar labor contracts that require workers to be union members.  The idea is controversial…(Read More)

Eight of the Nine States With the Highest Government Debt-to-Income Ratios Lack Right to Work Protections (Click to download fact sheet) By Stan Greer As many observers of Organized Labor have noted, there has been an enormous shift of power within union officialdom over the past few decades.  As recently as 1981, the…(Read More)

Working-Age Resident Deficit Compulsory-Union-Dues States’ Total Population Aged 35-54 Fell by Roughly Two Million from 2003 to 2013 By Stan Greer Because, as a group, they already have plenty of work experience, but are still able to put in a lot of hours on the job, the 84.2 million Americans…(Read More)