Springfield, Va. (October 16, 2001) – The National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation announced today that it has hired William L. Messenger, a labor and employment attorney and a graduate of the George Washington University School of Law.

“Bill Messenger brings to our legal aid organization a real commitment to helping employees fight back against the evils of compulsory unionism,” said Ray LaJeunesse, Legal Director of the National Right to Work Foundation.

As a staff attorney, Messenger will help build on the Foundation’s successful litigation record on behalf of union-abused workers. The Foundation is currently assisting nearly 200,000 employees throughout the country.

Messenger has previously served as a law clerk for the National Association of Manufacturers and the Federal Election Commission’s Office of General Counsel. He has also been active in the Republican Party. He ran as a candidate for the Athens, Ohio, city council in 1995.

Messenger holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Ohio University.

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, assists thousands of employees in more than 250 cases nationwide per year.

Posted on Oct 16, 2001 in News Releases