Missouri’s poor economy Could Bring Right to Work Law

On November 25, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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. The […]

60% of West Virginians Support Right to Work

On November 23, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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 on watchdog.org. To […]

Right to Work for New Mexico

On November 5, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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-to-work (RTW) […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet October 16, 2015

On October 16, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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 Court of Appeals […]

PA Big Labor Spends in PA Against Right to Work

On October 15, 2015, in News Clips, Prevailing Wage, Right To Work, by CLJ

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 unions have donated heavily to […]

Official Time in Right to Work Virginia?

On October 5, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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, agent or […]

Right To Work States Draw Workers

On September 28, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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 from other […]

The Texas Advantage Over New Hampshire

On September 14, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Right to Work, business-friendly Texas offers a sensible alternative to New Hampshire’s high taxes and lack of incentives for businesses.  Andrew Cline  has the story in the Wall Street Journal. Granite State Democrats are spooked by a man more than 1,000 miles away: Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. This summer Mr. Abbott helped clarify a long-standing […]