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Right to Work for Ohio?

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Ohio legislators are once again presented with an opportunity to give Ohio workers workplace freedom.  Jeremy Pelzer has the story on cleveland.com. A number of Republican leaders say they personally support House Bill 377, which would prohibit private-sector labor union membership as a condition of employment. The House Commerce and Labor Committee gave…(Read More)

Missouri’s lack of economic vigor and the passage of a Right to Work law twice in the past 2 years could make the probability of passage next year even greater.  Jacob Bogage has the story in The Washington Post. First the General Motors assembly plant in Hazelwood, a St. Louis exurb, closed in 2006…(Read More)

Union bosses in West Virginia are running scared as a public opinion poll shows 60% of West Virginians support a Right To Work law for the Mountain State.  A Right To Work law for West Virginia would realize the state’s motto, “Montani Semper Liberi,” or  “Mountaineers are Always Free.”  Jason Hart has the story…(Read More)

Right to Work for New Mexico

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David Dowd Muska writes on the advantage a Right to Work law would bring to New Mexico. New Mexico doesn’t have a jobs problem. It has a jobs crisis. There are many tools state policymakers can use to restore vibrant job growth, but perhaps no reform offers more promise than passage of a right…(Read More)

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail nrtw.org, October 14, 2015 After six years of legal maneuvering, Teamster Local 509 union officials are finally paying a worker more than $55,000 in pay he lost when it prevented him from working. The U.S. Circuit…(Read More)

Big Labor officials are spending money on Pennsylvania’s State Supreme Court races in early November, attempting to keep forced dues alive and well for the Keystone State.  John Finnerty has the story in the Meadeville Tribune Online.  Believing political influence of the state Supreme Court hangs in the balance of Nov. 3 polling, labor…(Read More)

The Center for National Labor Policy has unearthed evidence that Fairfax County, Virginia, is paying union officials to exclusively perform union business on the taxpayers’ dime. Virginia law specifically prohibits public sector employers from collective bargaining with labor unions: § 40.1-57.2. Prohibition against collective bargaining. No state, county, municipal, or like governmental officer…(Read More)

Stephen Moore, economic consultant at Freedom Works, details how Right to Work states are drawing workers from non-Right to Work states, in the Washington Times. The new Census data on where we live and where we moved to in 2014 shows that the top seven states with the biggest percentage increase in in-migration…(Read More)

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