NILRR Right to Work News

On May 19, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Appeals Ct. to Hear Illinois Homecare Providers’ Forced Union Dues Case Seeking Over $32M CNSNews Online, May 17, 2017 Today, National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorney Bill Messenger will argue before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on behalf of Illinois homecare personal assistants in Riffey v. SEIU. The […]

Per Capita Income Higher in Right To Work States

On May 12, 2017, in Fact Sheets, News Clips, by Stan Greer

Cost of Living-Adjusted, After-Tax Income Per Capita More Than $2,400 Higher in Right to Work States Than in Forced-Unionism States An ever-growing mountain of scholarly research and countless Americans’ personal experience confirm that nominal income per capita, unadjusted for regional differences in cost of living, is quite misleading as a measure of living standards within […]

NILRR Right To Work News

On April 21, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

Report: Labor unions outspend Soros and Koch brothers in politics ilnews.org, April 20, 2017 National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix said that requirement is the big injustice “when you get to the actual use of general treasury money, money that’s paid by dues members and forced fees payers, who would lose their jobs […]

Fourteen Least-Affordable States Are All Forced-Unionism

On February 21, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Early last week, the Jefferson City-based Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC), a state government agency, published its latest set of state comparative cost-of-living indices.  (See the link below.) MERIC’s new indices estimate the average annual cost of living in 2016 for each state. The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has now used […]

Working-Age People ‘Are Leaving’ Big Labor Stronghold States ‘in Droves’

On December 13, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Writing for the Washington Times early this month, Stephen Moore, an economist with Freedom Works and recently a senior economic adviser to the Trump campaign, pointed out that, among the 10 states handing the widest-margin victories to the Big Labor-backed Hillary Clinton-Tim Kaine ticket in fall’s presidential campaign, all suffered net losses of population due to […]

NILRR Right to Work News Clips, November 30, 2016

On November 30, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  Statement to the Workers at Chicago O’Hare International Airport National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Online, November 28, 2016 According to reports, workers at O’Hare International Airport have been ordered by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) union bosses to strike beginning November 29. Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Foundation, […]

Even Wall Street Isn’t Immune From Forced-Unionism Ills

On September 13, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Largely due to the inordinate clout of Big Labor’s forced union dues-funded political machine over New York’s elected officials, the Empire State’s employees, business owners, and other taxpayers have long been saddled with extraordinarily high taxes and excessive regulations. But regardless of how bad the overall climate for job and income creation in New York […]

Federal Data Indicate Forced Unionism Helped Impoverish Monessen, Pa.

On July 11, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

With Pennsylvania emerging as a potential “battleground” state in the fall 2016 presidential contest, the Trump and Clinton campaigns are both claiming they will, if elected, revive the fortunes of the former steel towns along the Monongahela River. Economically depressed Monessen, located 35 miles south of Pittsburgh, is a notable example. What went wrong in […]