More numbers behind the “2016 Big Labor $1.7 Billion Political Spending”

On April 19, 2017, in Fact Sheets, NILRR Research, by NILRR Staff

More political spenders exposed from Monday’s  “2016 Election Cycle: Big Labor Exceeds $1.7 Billion Political Spending” data. Which union officials spent their union’s money to reach the Top 35 Total Political Spenders from Union Treasuries according to USDOL data? (Psst… the Top 35 accounted for $801,639,265 of the 2016 Election Cycle from union treasuries.) Which […]

‘Tax Freedom Day’ Coming Two Weeks Sooner in Right to Work States Than in Forced-Unionism States This Year

On April 18, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Today, the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation announced its estimate that “Tax Freedom Day” in 2017 will occur on April 23, 113 days into the year.  (The Tax Foundation’s entire published analysis is available at the link below.) As the Tax Foundation explains, Tax Freedom Day (TFD) is “the day when the nation as a whole […]

2016 Election Cycle: Big Labor Exceeds $1.7 Billion Political Spending

On April 17, 2017, in Fact Sheets, by Don Loos

(To download a copy of this 2016 Election Cycle Fact Sheet in Adobe .PDF format, click here.) The National Institute for Labor Relations Research’s 2016 Election Cycle analysis of Big Labor Political Spending again shows an amount approaching $2 Billion, making labor unions, which have the ability to tax employees via forced-dues, the only 501(c)5  entities capable […]

NILRR Right to Work News

On April 14, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

New RTW law under siege in Show-Me State OneNewsNow.com, April 13, 2017 With help from National Right to Work Foundation attorneys, three Missouri workers have filed a legal challenge against a AFL-CIO proposed petition that could repeal the state’s impending right-to-work law that makes paying dues as fees as a condition of employment voluntary. The […]

Right to Work States Enjoy 2:1 Advantage in New Single-Unit Housing

On April 13, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

American families have long aspired to buy and live in their own single-unit homes. But in recent years this aspiration has fallen on hard times. From 2004 to 2016, the share of Americans living in their homes fell from 69.0% to 63.4%, according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census (BOC). Some pundits claim the […]

Health Insurance Coverage UP 7.6% in Right to Work States, DOWN in Pennsylvania

On April 7, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Since 2008, Private Health Insurance Coverage Has Risen by 7.6% in Right to Work States, Fallen by 1% in Forced-Unionism Pennsylvania Big Labor’s allies sometimes concede that states with Right to Work laws, which bar the firing of employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to their “exclusive” (monopolistic) union bargaining agents, enjoy accelerated […]

Factory Employee Compensation Growth Almost 1.5 Times as Fast in Right to Work States

On March 29, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Over the past five years manufacturing employment in the 22 states that had Right to Work laws on the books in 2011 has grown by 5.9%, or roughly double the percentage increase in the current 24 states where compulsory union dues were still permitted.   This analysis is based on U.S. Labor Department payroll jobs data recently […]

NILRR Right to Work News March 24, 2017

On March 24, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

AZ Fry’s Grocery Employees Win Federal Court Decision Overturning NLRB Ruling on Dues Deductions during Strike nrtw.org, March 23, 2017 Seven Phoenix-area Fry’s Food Stores employees have won a federal court decision in the DC Circuit Court of Appeals after United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 99 union and company officials refused to honor […]