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 […]

Forced Union Dues Fuel Billion Dollar Political Machine

On April 8, 2015, in Fact Sheets, News Releases, by NILRR Staff

(click here to download Labor Union Political Spending Fact Sheet) (Springfield, Va.) – The National Institute for Labor Relations Research (NILRR) has released a new analysis conservatively estimating that Big Labor spent nearly $1.7 billion on politics and lobbying in 2013 and 2014.  The NILRR analysis relies on reporting forms filed by union officials themselves […]