NILRR News Clips January 06, 2017

On January 6, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

House Advances Right To Work, Prevailing Wage Repeal, January 06, 2017 The state House of Representatives passed a so-called ‘right-to-work’ bill yesterday. The bill now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to pass. Both sides on right-to-work issue to testify Tuesday at Missouri Capitol, January 06, 2017 A Missouri House Committee […]

People in Right To Work States enjoy Higher Real Purchasing Power

On January 6, 2017, in Fact Sheets, News Clips, by NILRR Staff

New Fact Sheet from NILRR staff: Right to Work States Benefit From Faster Growth, Higher Real Purchasing Power — Winter 2017 Update (Click image to download Fact Sheet)

Judge Orders Teamster Brass to Stop Obstructing Investigation

On January 3, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

A long-simmering corruption scandal that implicates multiple current and former officials in the hierarchy of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) union may boil over early this year. On December 27, Judge Loretta Preska ordered IBT President Jim Hoffa and his administration to turn over more than 32,000 documents to Independent Investigations Officer (IIO) Joseph diGenova. […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips December 30, 2016

On December 30, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  It’s time for Pa. to get serious about ‘Right to Work’: Colin McNickle, December 30, 2016 The principle of the right to work is gaining steam across America. Will Pennsylvania stoke the boilers of real progress and hop aboard the train? Ex-union boss charged with bribery likens himself to Jesus New York Post […]

Right to Work States Economically Out-Perform Forced-Unionism New Hampshire

On December 24, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Last month, New Hampshire Executive Council Member Chris Sununu was elected as governor after running a campaign in which he publicly pledged again and again to fight for passage of a state Right to Work law if victorious. Now, as Sununu prepares to take over as the Granite State’s chief executive, he and his allies […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips December 23, 2016

On December 23, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right to Work on the March Wall Street Journal Online, December 19, 2016 The New Year will bring change in the states as well as Washington, D.C., and that includes the likely expansion of right-to-work laws to help the economic competitiveness of Missouri, Kentucky and even New Hampshire. Ninth Circuit Sides With Growers Against […]

Working-Age People ‘Are Leaving’ Big Labor Stronghold States ‘in Droves’

On December 13, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Writing for the Washington Times early this month, Stephen Moore, an economist with Freedom Works and recently a senior economic adviser to the Trump campaign, pointed out that, among the 10 states handing the widest-margin victories to the Big Labor-backed Hillary Clinton-Tim Kaine ticket in fall’s presidential campaign, all suffered net losses of population due to […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips December 09, 2016

On December 9, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Kanawha circuit judge holds hearing on right-to-work law West Virginia Record Online, December 06, 2016 Mark Mix, the president for the National Right to Work Foundation, said in a press release that “Big Labor’s” latest attack on Right to Work is in a state where there is “overwhelmingly support for the measure.” “Big Labor’s lawyers […]