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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)

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Forced-Dues State Households Have Less Real Income www.nilrr.org, October 22, 2018 MERIC’s annual data for 2017 show that, among the 14 states with the highest overall cost of living last year, not one has on the books and in effect a Right to Work law barring the termination of employees for…(Read More)

Seattle Housekeeper Asks NLRB to End Obama-Era Policy Blocking Secret Ballot Vote to Remove Union www.nrtw.org, August 24, 2018 The UNITE HERE Local 8 union was installed at the hotel through an oft-abused “card check” drive, which bypasses an NLRB-supervised secret ballot election. Gladys Bryant, a housekeeper at the hotel…(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)

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Right-to-work nonprofit threatens lawsuits against officials still collecting “fair-share fees” for unions watchdog.org, July 12, 2018 Last month’s Supreme Court ruling in the Janus v. AFSCME case made it illegal for public unions to take what’s been called “fair-share fees” from non-union members as a condition of…(Read More)

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After Three Decades Couple Prevails over Union freebeacon.com, June 17, 2018 The Pirlotts sought out a lawyer locally to defend their right to withdraw but could not find one to take the case. That’s when they turned to the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation to fight the union’s handling of…(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)

Audience in Reading hears both sides of right-to-work issue wfmz.com, April 04, 2018 The panel consisted of Stephen Herzenberg, executive director, Keystone Research Center; Stanley T. Greer, senior research associate, National Institute for Labor Relations Research; Robert Orzechowski, expert on human resources issues and current chief operating officer for Lancaster Cancer Center…(Read More)