‘Economizing in Connecticut’s School System Is Actually Illegal’

On September 1, 2017, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Fewer and fewer of our nation’s children live and attend school in forced-unionism states. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, as recently as 2000, roughly 50% of K-12 school-aged children (5-17 years old) lived in one of the 22 states that, as of today, still haven’t enacted Right to Work laws. This year, the share […]

Monopolistic Unionism Is Taxpayers’ Enemy

On June 26, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

  For the better part of a century, scientific opinion polls have shown that Americans overwhelmingly oppose compulsory unionism, and it is indisputable that, if union officials did not rely on laws authorizing the termination of employees for refusal to join or bankroll their organizations to maintain and expand their wealth and power, they would […]

NILRR Right to Work Clips May 26, 2017

On May 26, 2017, in News Clips, by CLJ

No Love for Forced Unionism freebeacon.com, May 24, 2017 Chief Executive magazine surveyed CEOs across the country about the economic environments that are best suited for their companies. The survey found that right-to-work laws, which prohibit mandatory union membership as a condition of employment, play a large role in attracting business. Of the 500 CEOs […]

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 […]