Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Automotive Manufacturing Jobs Located in Right to Work States

On June 17, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Long before the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis issued its state-by-state estimates for manufacturing output of motor vehicles, bodies and trailers and parts in 2014 early this week (see the link below for more information), it was easy to predict the data would show more than 70% of U.S. auto production that year […]

Right to Work States Represent the Future of the U.S. Automotive Industry

On September 25, 2015, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Long before the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis issued its state-by-state estimates for manufacturing output of motor vehicles, bodies and trailers and parts in 2013 (see the link below for more information), it was easy to predict the data would show more than 70% of U.S. auto production that year occurred in one […]

This Chart Proves Unions Cannot Offer Job Security

On March 25, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

The title says it all.  Economist Allison Schrager uses the UAW representation election failure at the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Volkswagen plant to illustrate how union bosses can no longer ensure job security for members.  Another so-called “union benefit” goes down the way of the dinosaurs.  Check out her article in qz.com.   A few weeks ago, […]

German Unions are Working with UAW to Organize Auto Industry

On November 11, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Auto factories in the South are facing an onslaught of organizing drives from the desperate United Auto Workers’ labor bosses.  Now their efforts are being boosted by German auto workers, for their own selfish reasons.   Neal E. Boudette has the story in the Wall Street Journal. In its latest drive to organize foreign-owned auto plants […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips August 1, 2013

On August 2, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Holden postal worker files complaint after dues still taken from paycheck despite quitting union Bangor Daily News Online, August 2, 2013 She said she could not discuss details of the charge because of the ongoing investigation. Staff attorneys from the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation provided Johnson with free legal assistance and helped […]