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Pyongyang, Tennessee?

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  German union boss Detlef Wetzel of Germany’s IG Metall, compared nonunionized Southern states to North Korea.  Huh?  Yes.  Holman Jenkins, Jr., has the story in the Wall Street Journal. North Korea? That’s the analogy Germany’s top labor leader recently applied to the American South because, in the American South, nonunion auto…(Read More)

Job, Income Data Indicate Right to Work Laws Economically Beneficial National Institute for Labor Relations Research Right to Work Fact Sheet, August 13, 2013 As of the end of 2012, 22 states had Right to Work laws on the books prohibiting the termination of employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted…(Read More)

UAW’s King juggles diversification, southern strategy   As Reuters reported earlier this week (see the news article linked above), United Auto Workers (UAW/AFL-CIO) union chieftain Bob King is now publicly suggesting his operation can survive and thrive in the future simply by acquiring “exclusive” bargaining control over additional employees in sectors like…(Read More)

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