CWF in The Daily Caller

Posted by Matt Patterson on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at 12:01 pm - Permalink

Recently, The Center for Worker Freedom was quoted in The Daily Caller. Conner Wolf quoted CWF intern, Julie Lucarelli, in his piece, "These are the Union-Backed MO Republicans Blocking Right-To-Work" published September 15, 2015.

The Daily Caller quoted from her piece "The (Un)Magnificent Seven":

"All but one received significant support from unions and all representative districts have a union presence,”... “These representatives need to put their own interests to the side and vote to give their citizens’ the freedom they deserve.”

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Missouri Legislators Should Pass Right-to-Work

Posted on Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at 9:48 am - Permalink

For Immediate Release 

September 16, 2015

Lawmakers who vote to override Governor Nixon’s veto will strike a blow for freedom

Today at a veto session in Jefferson City, Missouri lawmakers will gather to consider overriding Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of right-to-work.

Center for Worker Freedom and Americans for Tax Reform strongly urge lawmakers to support the override.

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CWF in Forbes

Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 at 1:06 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom’s Matt Patterson wrote an article on Friday September 11, 2015 about the upcoming right-to-work vote tomorrow in Missouri.

Matt Patterson explains why some Republican legislators voted against RTW and it looks like may do the same tomorrow:

“Many of these members who voted against their citizens, their party, and the very foundation of American liberty also receive significant union support, either endorsements or campaign contributions or both.”

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CWF on the Grover Norquist Show

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 at 5:27 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom's Executive Director Matt Patterson guest hosted two podcasts on the Grover Norquist Show to talk about right-to-work laws and the decertification of unions. 

Click here to listen to his interview with Heritage Foundation scholar James Sherk.

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The (Un)Magnificent Seven

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 at 3:04 pm - Permalink

By Julie Lucarelli

Missouri Republicans Choose Unions Over Workers

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Pants A'fire

Posted on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 3:13 pm - Permalink

By Julie Lucarelli

Debunking Union lies about Right-to-Work Laws

There is a lie being spread across America by unions that right-to-work laws reduce wages. “Unions chant right-to-work for less!” to intimidate lawmakers from supporting right-to-work (RTW) laws, which give people the choice to opt out of union membership and dues. These laws have been passed in 25 of our 50 states.

Non-RTW states have a significantly higher percentage of union members. This means less money for union bosses. No wonder they hate RTW laws.

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Want Unemployment With That?

Posted on Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 at 9:01 am - Permalink
Unions and NLRB Sock it to Franchisers
 
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See Ya, Silas! UFW Lackey Removed from ALRB?

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 4:50 pm - Permalink

On August 3, 2015, Katy Grimes reported in the FlashReport that the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board (ALRB) Visalia Regional Director Silas Shawver is leaving his post, bound for a job in another part of the state government. 

Shawver’s been the main prosecutor of the Gerawan farm workers in Fresno who have been working for years to decertify the United Farm Workers (UFW).

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CWF in the Daily Caller

Posted by Matt Patterson on Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 1:52 pm - Permalink

On Friday, August 21, 2015, the Daily Caller published a piece called "Right-To-Work In Missouri Depends On A Handul of Republican Legislators" by the CWF's research fellow Samantha Zinnen.

In the piece, Zinnen writes about Missouri’s next best chance to pass right-to-work:

Missouri lawmakers have an opportunity to make a bold play for the state’s economy by passing right-to-work.

Right-to-work legislation, which outlaws forced

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CWF in the Washington Times

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Thursday, August 20th, 2015 at 10:22 am - Permalink

Recently the CWF was quoted exclusively in the Washignton Times. Jeffrey Scott Shapiro quoted our executive director, Matt Patterson, in his piece, "United Farm Workers, founded by Cesar Chavez, in standoff with Gerawan Farming" that was published Wednesday, August 19, 2015. 

Shapiro quoted Patterson in part as saying, "these workers know what they’re doing. They don’t want to give their money to the unions, and even more important, it’s about freedom. The union wants 3 percent of their pay.”

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Union Limbo: How Low Will They Go?

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 2:45 pm - Permalink

Big Labor's latest attack on Right-to-Work is wrong - and outrageous

The Center for Worker Freedom has learned that union supporters have been circulating in Kentucky a ridiculous article called, “What’s Wrong with ‘Right-to-Work’: Exposing the Racist Legacy and Corporate America’s Agenda.”  

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CWF in the Washington Examiner

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 9:50 am - Permalink

Sean Higgins, writing for the Washington Examiner, recently quoted the CWF in an August 12, 2015 piece.

“Matt Patterson, executive director of conservative Center for Worker Freedom, said the $15 minimum wage movement is mostly driven by unions. ‘The Obama administration and the Democrat Party — dependent on the millions of dollars that unions funnel to progressive causes and candidates every election cycle — are clearly being wagged by that particularly rabid dog.’"

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CWF on the Grover Norquist Show

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 4:21 pm - Permalink

Grover Norquist invited Matt Patterson, the Center for Worker Freedom executive director, on the Grover Norquist Show earlier today to give an update about the plight of the Gerawan farmworkers. 

Click here to listen to the podcast now! 

 

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CWF in the Daily Caller

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 2:23 pm - Permalink

On August 3, 2015, Connor Wolf of the Daily Caller reported on the ongoing legal battle for the local right-to-work option in Kentucky. Wolf quoted our executive director, Matt Patterson, in the piece.

“Matt Patterson, executive director for Center for Worker Freedom (CWF), is optimistic the courts will side with the counties.

“We’ll have a decision sometime in September,” Patterson told The DCNF. “We feel very good about what is happening in Kentucky.”

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UAW Update: Dennis Williams' No Good Week

Posted by Samantha Zinnen on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 am - Permalink

The UAW’s president owes his bad week to the Michigan Supreme Court, Mitsubishi, and the implications for the ongoing Big Three contract negotiations

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 the Michigan Supreme Court stuck a blow against forced unionization for state employees with a 4-3 ruling

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Camille Paglia on Scott Walker, Public Unions

Posted by Matt Patterson on Thursday, July 30th, 2015 at 11:47 am - Permalink

Camille Paglia, the sometimes-infuriating but always-fascinating liberal lioness, takes on the issue of public-sector unions in the third part of a wide-ranging interview at Solon.com:

"[Scott] Walker is a very talented and combative politician, with far more substance than liberals are allowing for.

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