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
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.
Foundation attorneys argue that the appointments are Continue reading
Workers ask court to uphold reform measure protecting most Badger State public workers from forced unionism
Madison, WI – With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation and the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, two Wisconsin public employees have filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in favor of Scott Walker’s government-sector monopoly bargaining reform. The reform protects the Right to Work for most Wisconsin public workers and bans Continue reading
Court to review Ninth Circuit decision requiring California state employees to contribute to union political fund
Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, January 10, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a class-action lawsuit initiated by eight California civil servants against the Service Employees International Union Local 1000, a state affiliate of the SEIU. Continue reading
Union bosses abuse process to force Boeing to locate production in state without a Right to Work law
Washington, D.C.– Three Charleston-area Boeing company (NYSE: BA) employees filed a federal retaliation charge against the Washington State union behind the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) high-profile case against Boeing for building a new facility in South Carolina.
The Charleston-area Boeing employees filed the unfair labor practice charge with Continue reading
Washington, DC –National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) documents show that workers who had intervened in the Board’s high-profile case against Boeing were instead shut out of the entire process by which the case ended with Boeing agreeing to locate production of its 737 MAX plane in forced-dues Washington State.
With free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation, North Charleston Boeing employees Dennis Murray, Cynthia Continue reading
Worker advocate assists healthcare workers coerced into forced dues union ranks
Sacramento, CA – With free legal aid from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys, a Sutter Roseville Medical Center respiratory care practitioner has won a settlement against a statewide union for coercing her and her colleagues into paying forced union dues. Continue reading
Houston, PA – A Coca-Cola employee has won a settlement for over $4,000 with free legal assistance from the National Right to Work Foundation.
Keith Smiesko of Saxonburg won $3,356.46 from Teamster Local 585 union officials and $819.54 Continue reading