CWF's Matt Patterson Featured in Labor Watch Magazine

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 4:14 pm - Permalink

CWF's Matt Patterson was featured in this month's issue of Labor Watch Magazine. Patterson writes about the injustices that Gerawan Farm Workers face as the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board refuses to count their votes from a decertification election last November. Read the full article here

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CWF in Forbes

Posted by Margaret Mire on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 2:51 pm - Permalink

Writing for Forbes on November 24, 2014, CWF Executive Director Matt Patterson sheds light on the often-overlooked moral importance of right-to-work laws.

“It’s about freedom. It’s about being allowed to choose for yourself which organization you belong to. It’s about being allowed to assemble freely, as guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.”

To read the full article, click here.

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CWF in the Washington Post

Posted by Margaret Mire on Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 9:58 am - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom was credited by the Washington Post on November 19, 2014 for its role in assisting Volkswagen plant workers to defeat the United Auto Workers union in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

“Assisted by organizers from Grover Norquist’s anti-union group Americans for Tax Reform, a faction of workers within the plant started organizing against the UAW, arguing that its record in Detroit shouldn’t recommend it for a role at VW.” 

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CWF's Matt Patterson Quoted in the Washington Free Beacon

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 3:01 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom's Matt Patterson was quoted in the Washington Free Beacon on November 14 in regards to the UAW and Volkswagen employee union alternatives: 

“The ultimate goal for Volkswagen is to get the UAW in there,” he said. “This whole policy is a PR ploy to seem to make it fair for everyone while privately hoping the UAW can get exclusive representation.”

 

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CWF in Forbes

Posted by Margaret Mire on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 5:30 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom’s Executive Director Matt Patterson wrote an article in Forbes today, November 14, 2014, about the National Nurses United’s (NNU) attempt to exploit the international Ebola crisis.  In his article, Patterson points out multiple NNU hypocrisies to prove that the union’s concern is clearly not nurse safety:  

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Longshoremen Attack!

Posted by Margaret Mire on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 3:27 pm - Permalink

Union Squeezes U.S. Ports for Holiday Season

On Friday October 31, 2014, it appeared as though the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) began organizing worker slowdowns along the West Coast-home to ports that allow more than half of all freight to enter and exit the United States.  These worker slowages started in Tacoma, spread to Seattle that weekend, and have recently began in Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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CWF's Matt Patterson Appears on The Grover Norquist Show

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at 10:13 am - Permalink

The Center For Worker Freedom's Matt Patterson was interviewed on the Grover Norquist Show on November 10th for the Washington Times. In the interview, he discusses worker's rights in Chattanooga and Fresno, California. Listen to the full interview here.
 

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CWF Quoted in The Daily Caller

Posted by Meagan Nelson on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 at 4:42 pm - Permalink

The Center For Worker Freedom was quoted in The Daily Caller on November 11th regarding UAW efforts to unionize Volkswagen in Chattanooga. CWF's Matt Patterson said in a statement: 

"The commitment of the company to allow this outside organization, which has decimated auto jobs in Detroit and left entire companies and cities bankrupt, is a betrayal of the VW workers who gave a loud and clear ‘No!’ to the UAW, by a vote of 712 to 626.”

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