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 →
Attorneys Argue Labor Board does not have legitimate quorum to hear pending cases
Washington, DC – National Right to Work Foundation attorneys filed motions on Monday with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to disqualify President Barack Obama’s recent purported recess appointees to the agency from participating in the Foundation’s six cases pending before the Board.
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom at the National Mall, Aug. 28, 1963. Image via Wikipedia
I was just a young black lad during the civil rights marches and rallies of the early 1960s, but I will never forget what I saw during those dark days.
I remember the hate, the violence, the water hoses, the vicious dogs and batons that bloodied old women and children.
War was declared on us as a race. We were called “sons of bitches” and other vile names. The agenda of the most vicious of the racists was to “take us out” in any way possible — violence undoubtedly being a preferred method.
Vitriol and violence was similarly directed against the civil rights movement because it sought to affirm, secure and exercise the constitutional rights of black Americans, and we did it through non- Continue reading →