NILRR Weekly Clips May 3, 2013

On May 3, 2013, in Issue Briefs, News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Anti-Right to Work Campaign in Ohio Roughs up the Truth, April 27th, 2013 While the importance of and need for an Ohio Right to Work law are now being recognized by more and more citizens, grass-roots proponents have yet to agree about what is the most promising approach for reaching their objective.  Nevertheless, Big […]

Will Congress Mandate State and Local Unions?

On August 5, 2008, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

### ‘Public-Safety’ Act Would Turn Federalism Upside Down Capital Research Center – Labor Watch By Stan Greer While the press has reported extensively on labor union efforts to accelerate private-sector union organizing by having Congress pass “card check” legislation, it has paid little attention to related efforts in Congress to mandate unionization in state and […]

Why 'Card-Check' Forced Unionism Is Economically Harmful

On February 23, 2007, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

For years, scientific opinion polls have shown that Americans overwhelmingly oppose federal labor laws that endow union officials with the power of so-called “exclusive” representation over all employees in a company unit, wherein union nonmembers are denied any right to bargain for themselves. But Organized Labor’s top priority in the 2007-2008 Congress, the inaptly named […]

The Right to Work Issue in the New Millenium

On February 1, 2005, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

On a Saturday edition of CNN’s heavily watched Capital Gang in January 1997, syndicated columnists Robert Novak and Mark Shields, the show’s cohosts, were discussing the biggest political news item of the week: the unexpected conclusion of the race for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee (RNC). The day before, the 165 RNC members […]

Want To Know More About Your Union?

On June 1, 2004, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

If you want to know more about one or more union’s spending and receipts, there is a website that tracks Department of Labor reporting required under the Landrum Griffin Act. While current LM-2 forms elicit relatively little specific information about union expenditures, you might find the information they do provide useful. Want To Know More […]

Union 'Representation' Is Foisted on Workers — Not Vice-Versa

On February 15, 2004, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

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Big Labor's Cockamamie Campaign Against Secret-Ballot Elections for Workers

On October 1, 2003, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

As a remedy for the alleged evils they associate with workplace secretballot votes, which will be discussed shortly, Mr. Sweeney and his lieutenants support S.1513, legislation introduced by Big Labor U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) that would effectively deny workers the freedom to vote in secret-ballot elections if union organizers were opposed. Under S.1513, employers […]

New Federal Reserve Study of Idaho Economy Reconfirms That Right to Work Laws Promote Prosperity

On June 17, 2002, in Issue Briefs, by NILRR Staff

A recently published study by two economists for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis provides compelling evidence that even states that already have a relatively low level of unionization can accelerate the creation of high-paying jobs within their borders by enacting a Right to Work law. Authors Emin M. Dinlersoz, of the University of […]