The William B. Ruggles Right to Work Scholarship

On May 16, 2006, in Uncategorized, by NILRR Staff

### Instructions and Information * Read William Ruggle’s Labor Day editorial on the Right to Work. * Read the Right to Work Question and Answer sheet. * Download and print out the four-page scholarship application. If you cannot download the application, please email us at . Please specify the name of the scholarship in which […]

Scholarships Available through the National Institute for Labor Relations Research

On May 16, 2006, in Uncategorized, by NILRR Staff

### Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship * $1000 * Available to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in education * Applications accepted between October 1 and December 31. ### William B. Ruggles Right to Work Journalism Scholarship * $2000 * Available to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in journalism or related majors * Applications accepted between October […]

NPR Roundtable: Labor Day Status, Katrina Jobless

On September 6, 2005, in Uncategorized, by NILRR Staff

Stan Greer, senior research associate for the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, appears on NPR’s News & Notes with Ed Gordon to discuss labor issues in light of the Labor Day holiday, and the thousands left jobless in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. [Click here](http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4834393).

The Union Political Machine in 2004

On September 28, 2004, in Uncategorized, by NILRR Staff

### Forced-Dues Money Pays For Salaries and Benefits of Full-Time Political Organizers Recent public statements by spokesmen for major AFL-CIO-affiliated unions add to the already large body of evidence supporting key charges made by the National Institute for Labor Relations Research and other Right to Work proponents about Organized Labor political spending. nilrrFactSheetUnionPoliticalMachine2004biblio.pdf 25.5 KB

Real Earnings Higher In Right to Work States

On January 1, 2001, in Uncategorized, by NILRR Staff

A Study By Stan Greer Senior Research Associate Big Labor propaganda against Right to Work legislation and laws rarely focuses on the principle at stake: freedom of association. The fact is, Right to Work laws safeguard employees’ freedom of association evenhandedly: They prohibit the firing of employees for refusal to join or pay "fees" to […]