CWF Guest Hosts The Grover Norquist Show

Posted on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 2:52 pm - Permalink

Jason Nemes, the lead counsel representing 12 Kentucky counties in their fight for right-to-work, was recently featured episode of "The Grover Norquist Show."  


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CWF Research Project Highlighted in New Report

Posted by Matt Patterson on Friday, March 18th, 2016 at 2:48 pm - Permalink

The 2016 Indicator of Labor Liberty, a Center for Worker Freedom project, was featured in Kevin Mooney’s Daily Signal piece, Where Does Your State Stand on the Right to Work?  This Project Maps Out the Answers.  The Daily Signal is The Heritage Foundation’s multimedia news organization. 

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Now You See It, Now You Don't

Posted by Paige Halper on Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 3:44 pm - Permalink

Big Labor magicians make opportunity disappear without a trace

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CWF Quoted on U.S. Chamber Lawsuit

Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 at 10:00 am - Permalink

Matt Patterson, executive director of the Center for Worker Freedom, notes:

"All across the country government agencies and union officials are colluding to restrict market access to these shared-economy companies. Sadly, if the government/union coalition is allowed to succeed, the result will be fewer opportunities for workers and fewer - and more expensive - options for consumers."

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Right-to-Work Supporter Signs ATR’s Tax Pledge

Posted on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 at 1:27 pm - Permalink

Jason Nemes, an advocate for right-to-work, signed Americans for Tax Reform’s Tax Payer Protection Pledge today, March 2, 2016.  The pledge commits candidates to oppose all tax increases. 

Nemes acts as lead counsel defending Kentucky counties which have passed right-to-work ordinances.  He is also running for Kentucky’s State House of Representatives; he hopes to represent the 33rd District in eastern Louisville.  

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Union Mines for Gold (in its Members’ Pockets)

Posted by Paige Halper on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 at 4:25 pm - Permalink

Five things the UMWA spends miners’ money on 

Miners love barbecue.  Or at least their union does.  An examination of its annual financial disclosure form (LM-2) shows the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) spent $23,518 at Mr. C’s BBQ… in just one year. 

That’s a lot of pork, in both senses of the word.    

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Ryft: Unions vs. Ride Share

Posted by Paige Halper on Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 11:20 am - Permalink

For most people, the glitz and glamor of being in a new, big city is usually destroyed immediately following the first taxi ride.  That’s understandable, as most taxi rides make passengers feel ripped off and grossed out.  According to the South Florida

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CWF featured in Fresh Fruit Portal

Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 at 3:35 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom was featured in Fresh Fruit Portal on January 28, 2016.  The article, California: Farm worker alleges conflict of interest from ALRB member Shiroma, discusses Silva Lopez's legal petition:

"Lopez - who has since garnered support from the Center for Worker Freedom of Grover Norquist's NGO Americans for Tax Reform - spearheaded a movement to decertify the union but has been met with obstacles at every turn, with the ALRB dismissing decertification elections based on allegations of interference." 

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CWF on The Grover Norquist Show

Posted on Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 2:30 pm - Permalink

Center for Worker Freedom's Executive Director, Matt Patterson, was featured on The Grover Norquist Show on Thursday, February 11, 2016.  Patterson discussed major victories and setbacks for the right-to-work movement in the US, with a special focus on West Virginia.  

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Union Revenge Crosses State Lines

Posted by Paige Halper on Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 10:31 am - Permalink

How a union in the state of Washington is pressuring South Carolina workers

Should your company be forced by law to give your personal information to a federal agency?  Should that federal agency have to hand over your information to union officials in another state?  For Boeing employees in South Carolina, this is the troubling reality

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Accomplice to Murder

Posted by Lindsey DePasse on Monday, February 15th, 2016 at 10:05 am - Permalink

Unions, Obama kill coal country

“If someone wants to build a new coal-fired power plant they can, but it will bankrupt them because they will be charged a huge sum for all the greenhouse gas that’s being emitted.”

-Presidential Candidate Barack Obama, 2008.

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How Free are the Workers in Your State?

Posted by Paige Halper on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 at 4:52 pm - Permalink
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CWF in The Daily Caller

Posted on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 at 9:42 am - Permalink

On February 4, 2016, The Center for Worker Freedom's Executive Director, Matt Patterson, was published in The Daily Caller.  The article, A Strike at Gawker?  The Liberal Snake Eats Its Own Tail, was co-written with Lindsey DePasse.  

Patterson notes the questionable relationship between labor and new companies, like Gawker: 

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Millennials: Freedom and Entrepreneurship over Big Labor

Posted by Paige Halper on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 5:08 pm - Permalink

The Millennial generation has been taught not to expect getting a job related to their major directly after graduation.  In fact, along with mountains of debt and their diploma, students might as well receive a nametag and apron for their local coffee shop with their degree. 

As young workers enter the workforce, in either chosen or necessary occupations, they may have their first encounters with unions.  Or not. 

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Workers Choose or Forced Dues?

Posted by Paige Halper on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 9:37 am - Permalink

A State-by-State Map of Worker Freedom

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CWF Column in Forbes

Posted on Monday, February 1st, 2016 at 3:55 pm - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom's Executive Director, Matt Patterson, authored a column in Forbes on February 1, 2016.  

The column, Rahm Emanuel's Poison Pill examines Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposal for a government-owned casino and the political motivations behind it.  

"Well, a more powerful Unite HERE, flush with new members and their (mandatory) dues, wouldn't be good for any business in Illinois, especially restaurants.  And you know what?  

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