Union lawyers seek to shut workers out of the proceedings
Hammond, IN – A group of Indiana workers from across the state filed a motion this week for leave to file an amicusbrief in federal court in support of their newly-enacted Right to Work freedoms Continue reading →
Refund of twelve hundred dollars highlights why Indiana needed Right to Work law that ends union boss forced dues powers
International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) logo. Via Wikipedia
Indianapolis, IN – The union headquartered in suburban Chicago, Illinois challenging Indiana’s newly-enacted Right to Work law in federal court has been forced to refund money illegally taken from workers’ paychecks as part of a settlement.
The National Right to Work Foundation (NRTW) provided free legal assistance to Valparaiso-area Minteq International employees Joel Tibbetts and Adam Hill in the prolonged legal battle dating back to 2007.
National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys provide free legal aid to workers defending law that ends union boss forced dues powers
Mark Mix, Pres., National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation. Image credit: NRTW
Hammond, IN– In response to union bosses’ federal lawsuit against Indiana’s popular Right to Work law, a group of Indiana workers from across the state are filing an amicus brief in support of their newly-enacted Right to Work freedoms.
With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation, the four workers – David Bercot, a certified wastewater operator for ITR Concession Company which services Indiana toll road rest stops in the Fort Wayne-area; Joel Tibbetts, a Minteq International assistant manager in Valparaiso; Douglas Richards, an employee with Goshen-based Cequent Towing Products; and Larry Getts, a Dana Holding Corporation tube press technician in Albion – all joined in the brief defending the law. Continue reading →
Washington, D.C. – Judicial Watch, the organization that investigates and fights government corruption, announced the launch of its 2012 Election Integrity Project to pressure states and localities, through Judicial Watch lawsuits if necessary, to clean up voter registration rolls pursuant to Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA). A Judicial Watch investigation based upon publicly available data indicates voter rolls in the following states Continue reading →
House Speaker Brian Bosma and Rep. Jerry Torr sign House Bill 1001, Employee's Right to Work. Credit: IN House Republicans
INDIANAPOLIS, IN —– After over 40 hours of testimony, debate, and discussion over the past year House Bill (HB) 1001, Employee’s Right to Work passed the Indiana House of Representatives last week and Wednesday passed the State Senate. The final step was Governor Mitch Daniels signing the bill into law. HB 1001 will now make Indiana the nation’s 23rd Right to Work state, and the first state in the industrial Midwest to become a Continue reading →
Illegal forced dues seizure demonstrates need for Indiana Right to Work law
Portage, Indiana – In response to charges filed by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys for two Minteq employees, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a complaint against International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 union officials. Continue reading →