News Release

Worker Advocate: Obama Labor Board’s Case Against Boeing "An Assault on Right to Work Laws"

Foundation offers free legal aid to current and prospective Boeing employees in South Carolina

Washington, DC (April 21, 2011) – In response to the National Labor Relations Board's complaint against Boeing that, if successful, would eliminate over 1,000 jobs in South Carolina, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation President Mark Mix released the following statement:

"The National Labor Relations Board's complaint is just the latest giveaway to Big Labor by an Obama Administration that has already erased union financial disclosure requirements and kept workers in the dark about the right to refrain from union membership. Once again the Board is putting union boss priorities ahead of the rights and well-being of individual employees.

"This case is nothing more than an attack by the Obama Administration on Right to Work laws and all workers in Right to Work states where employees cannot be forced to pay union dues as a condition of getting or keeping a job. Workers in South Carolina should not be denied the opportunity to continue providing for their families to satisfy the outrageous forced unionism demands of union bosses.

"All current or prospective Boeing employees who could lose their jobs may request free legal aid from National Right to Work Foundation staff attorneys by calling 1-800-336-3600."

The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization providing free legal aid to employees whose human or civil rights have been violated by compulsory unionism abuses. The Foundation, which can be contacted toll-free at 1-800-336-3600, is assisting thousands of employees in over 200 cases nationwide.

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