Posts Posts by: "Stan Greer"

Drawing on multi-year data collected and reported by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics and Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Indiana Department of Labor (IDOL) recently pointed out that the rate of workplaces injuries and illnesses is now at an all-time low in the Hoosier State: At 3.5 injuries or illnesses…(Read More)

One important reason why living standards in Indiana have improved relative to in forced-unionism states nationwide since the Hoosier Right to Work law was adopted in early 2012 is the relative reduction in Indianans’ cost of living from 2012 to 2016. In an op-ed published last weekend by the Columbia (Mo.) Tribune (see…(Read More)

In a recent commentary for the Conservative News Service, I explain how union propagandists  routinely misrepresent U.S. Supreme Court and other federal court decisions concerning the “duty of fair representation.”  Led by the High Court, the judiciary has recognized that, whenever union bosses obtain monopoly power to represent all employees in a “bargaining unit…(Read More)

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Last week, a federal court ruled that the International Longshore Workers Union (ILWU) bosses are guilty of engaging in “illegal work slowdowns in 2012 and 2013, potentially exposing the union to millions of dollars in damage payments.” As a consequence of ILWU kingpins’ lawlessness and intransigence, according to Journal of Commerce Senior Editor Bill Mongelluzzo…(Read More)

In a recent interview with far-left writer Rick Paulas (linked below) Nelson Lichtenstein ridiculed Americans who consider themselves to be pro-union and pro-free market. Such people, said Lichtenstein derisively, “think that if the market worked the way it should, that’d be perfect” for unionizing workers. Lichtenstein strongly asserts that: “[Compulsory] unions…(Read More)

The just-released 10th edition of Rich States, Poor States, a survey of the economic policies, past performance and prospects of the 50 states published by the Arlington, Va.-based American Legislative Exchange Council, is like its predecessors brimming with optimism about the ability of state voters and elected officials to control their own financial…(Read More)

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