NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet

On June 24, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Hillary Pledges Support for Union Agenda Free Beacon, June 22, 2016 “We should strengthen unions that have formed the bedrock of a strong middle class. It should be easier to bargain collectively,” she said. “That’s not only fair, it makes workers more productive and strengthens our economy.” ABC’s Fight Against Government-Mandated Project Labor Agreements […]

Since 2005, Forced-Unionism States’ Aggregate ‘Peak Earning-Year’ Population Has Fallen by 2.9 Million

On June 24, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Considered together, age-grouped state population data for 2015 released by the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday and comparable data for 2005 show that, over the past decade, the total population of people in their peak-earning years (aged 35-54) for the 25 states that still lacked Right to Work protections for employees in 2015 fell from 46.77 […]

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Automotive Manufacturing Jobs Located in Right to Work States

On June 17, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Long before the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis issued its state-by-state estimates for manufacturing output of motor vehicles, bodies and trailers and parts in 2014 early this week (see the link below for more information), it was easy to predict the data would show more than 70% of U.S. auto production that year […]

Union Bosses Battle to Keep Golden State Housing Costs Outrageously High

On June 13, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Home prices and rent rates in non-Right to Work California are notoriously high.  To be precise, according to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (a state government agency), last year housing in California was more costly than in every one of the other 47 contiguous states except non-Right to Work New York. The average […]

Blame Monopolistic Unionism For Port Authority’s Outrageous Fees

On June 10, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. a joint venture between the Empire and Garden States, controls a substantial share of the transportation infrastructure in the New York City region, including bridges, tunnels, airports and seaports. As Steven Malanga of the Manhattan Institute reports in a new article for the MI-published City Journal,  today […]

SEIU’s Wisconsin Political Shell Game

On May 31, 2016, in News Clips, by NILRR Staff

Daily Caller uses NILRR.org Data to Expose SEIU In Connor Wolf’s Daily Caller article Major Union Makes $2 Million Magically Disappear, Wolf uses National Institutes for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) data below to expose SEIU’s forced-dues shell game. While “SEIU, its local committee and Wisconsin Jobs Now did not respond to a request for comment” by the […]

When Will Speaker Ryan Hold Big Labor Appeasers’ Feet to the Fire?

On May 25, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Back in February 2009, one of the first actions President Barack Obama took after settling in at the White House was to issue Executive Order 13502, which promotes union-only “project labor agreements” (PLAs) on federally funded public works. In April 2010, the Obama Administration issued a “final rule” implementing the order. Since then, E.O. 13502 […]

WV Union Bosses Want Judges to End Right To Work Protections

On May 18, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

West Virginia Union Bosses Twisting Facts About ‘Exclusivity’ On May 5, West Virginia union bosses informed the state attorney general and labor commissioner of their intention to sue to overturn S.B.1, the state Right to Work law adopted by legislators over the veto of union-label Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) in February. The union brass’s […]