In Forced-Unionism States, State and Local Taxes Consume a 25% Higher Share of Personal Income Than in Right to Work States

On April 20, 2014, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Taken in conjunction with personal income data supplied by the U.S. Commerce Department, data from a report on “Tax Freedom Day 2014″ published by the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation early this month show that federal, state and local taxes consume roughly 32% of all income for residents of the 26 forced-unionism states, compared to a […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 18, 2014

On April 18, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty Flouts IRS List Demand New American, April 18, 2015 “There is no legitimate reason for the IRS to know who donates to Campaign for Liberty,” the organization’s Communications Director Megan Stiles told the Washington Examiner in an e-mail April 15. “We believe the First Amendment is on our side […]

Right to Work States Faster Growth, Higher Purchasing Power

On April 15, 2014, in Fact Sheets, NILRR Research, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

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Missouri Right to Work Would Bring More Jobs

On April 15, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Investors Business Daily explores the economic growth potential for the Show Me state if the legislature passes a Right to Work law this week.  The editorial appears in Investors.com. Missouri’s legislature votes this week on whether to become a right-to-work state. More hiring is the goal, and if any state needs a jobs pick-me-up, it’s the Show […]

‘Townies’ and ‘Gownies’ Alike Find Opportunities in Right to Work States

On April 14, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

To explain away slow workforce growth in forced-unionism states like New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York and California, Big Labor allies sometimes adopt an oddly elitist stance:  Union boss-controlled states may indeed be losing far more employees due to out-migration to the rest of the country than they are gaining due to in-migration, apologists concede, but they are doing just fine when […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 11, 2014

On April 11, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Ambush is Coming shopfloor.org, April 10, 2014 While the idea of having this public hearing on its face would fit the definition of an open and transparent government rulemaking process, the hearing itself is more reminiscent of other public “hearings,” which have been held lately. Hearings where only one side is permitted to ask questions […]

Michigan Union Organizers Allegedly Stormed Ladies Restroom

On April 9, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Wal-Mart has filed an unfair labor practice against United Food and Commercial Workers organizers who allegedly followed an employee into the ladies’ restroom and harassed her.  At least one of the organizers was a male.  Bill McMorris has the story in the Washington Free Beacon. The NLRB ordered the United Food and Commercial Workers union and OUR Walmart—a […]

‘Tax Freedom Day’ Coming Nearly Two Weeks Sooner in Right to Work States Than in Forced-Unionism States

On April 8, 2014, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Yesterday, the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation announced its estimate that “Tax Freedom Day” this year will occur on April 21, three days later than in 2013.  (The Tax Foundation’s entire published analysis is available at the link below.) As the Tax Foundation explains, Tax Freedom Day (TFD) is “the day when the nation as a […]