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Florida is one of just a handful of states in which the monopoly-bargaining privileges of government union officials, including teacher union bosses, are constitutionally enshrined.  In practice, what this means is that in order to eliminate or even roll back substantially the scope of Big Labor’s effective veto power over proposed reforms in…(Read More)

Eight of the Nine States With the Highest Government Debt-to-Income Ratios Lack Right to Work Protections (Click to download fact sheet) By Stan Greer As many observers of Organized Labor have noted, there has been an enormous shift of power within union officialdom over the past few decades.  As recently as 1981, the…(Read More)

NILRR shows how Right to Work can improve a state’s good economy.   Kristina Roegner has the story in the Wall Street Journal. Here in the Buckeye State, we’ve made major economic strides over the past two and a half years. Facing an $8 billion budget deficit in 2011 and unemployment over 9%, Gov…(Read More)

Meanwhile, Right to Work States’ ‘K-12 Contingent’ Has Grown by Nearly 1.8 Million Since 2000 (Click here to download the School-Age Population Falling In Forced-Unionism States fact sheet) The state Right to Work law adopted by the Indiana General Assembly and signed into law by GOP Gov. Mitch Daniels this February…(Read More)

“The Free Rider Argument is a Carefully Crafted Fraud” Legal Newsline, May 1, 2012 The IUOE asserts that the Indiana law violates the equal protection and contract clauses of the Constitution because it does not require nonunion employees to pay for bargaining. . . “The ‘free-rider’ argument is a carefully crafted fraud,” [National Right to…(Read More)

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