Faster Growth in Right To Work States Benefits

On August 17, 2016, in Fact Sheets, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Right To Work States Benefit from Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power — Summer 2016 Update (click here to download and share the Right To Work States Benefit from Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power Fact Sheet) * The term “Tax Freedom Day,” was coined and popularized by the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C. -based Tax Foundation. […]

Union Militants Chortle about Justice Scalia’s Death

On August 14, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Union bosses love collecting forced union dues and fees from employees, and loathe people who get in their way, or even signal they might get in the way.  That’s why, a few days ago, a crowd of Ohio AFL-CIO officials and militants applauded the fact that a distinguished jurist’s death had “saved” government union bosses […]

Rank-and-File Unionists Overwhelmingly Disagree With AFL-CIO Czar About Right to Work Laws

On July 20, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

While professional political pundits like to think of unionized workers and their family members as a “voting bloc,” the fact is that on a wide array of issues the views of the union rank and file as a group don’t differ substantially from those of other Americans. The Right to Work issue is a case […]

Federal Data Indicate Forced Unionism Helped Impoverish Monessen, Pa.

On July 11, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

With Pennsylvania emerging as a potential “battleground” state in the fall 2016 presidential contest, the Trump and Clinton campaigns are both claiming they will, if elected, revive the fortunes of the former steel towns along the Monongahela River. Economically depressed Monessen, located 35 miles south of Pittsburgh, is a notable example. What went wrong in […]

INVALID — Two Courts Blast Obama DOL For Rewriting Federal Law

On July 1, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Late last month, federal judges in courts located more than 1100 miles from one another sharply chastised Obama-appointed U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez for attempting, by bureaucratic fiat, to prevent employees from hearing all the key relevant facts before they are subjected to union monopoly control. And one of those judges enjoined Perez and his […]

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 […]