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“Backfire” Possible, says Right to Work Group Alton Daily News Online, March 07, 2017 Regardless, NRTW President Mark Mix said the real possibility of a strike means the union, which is a private entity, could call a strike and withhold services taxpayers deserve. “That’s just wrong,” he said. “The idea of letting people join…(Read More)

Seventh Circuit hears arguments over IL ‘fair share’ union fees; case may be headed to SCOTUS Cook County Record Online, March 01, 2017 However, attorney William Messenger, of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, echoing a brief his foundation filed in the case along with the Chicago-based Liberty Justice Center, agreed with…(Read More)

    In fast ruling, judge upholds SEIU Local 1000 dues collection The Sacramento Bee Online, February 08, 2017 A federal judge on Wednesday rejected a right-to-work lawsuit that sought to upend the way state government’s largest union collects dues from employees who do not want to fund political activities. James Young…(Read More)

National right-to-work bill introduced in Congress Washington Examiner Online, February 02, 2017 Republican lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that would prohibit workers from being required to support a union, making right-to-work laws the national standard. If enacted, the legislation would be a major challenge for organized labor, which has long counted on…(Read More)

  History indicates wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri Springfield (MO) News-Leader Online, January 11, 2017 History indicates that wages will rise in Right to Work Missouri. Since early 2012, four states have banned compulsory union dues, and in two of these states — Indiana and Michigan — unionism has now been voluntary…(Read More)

House Advances Right To Work, Prevailing Wage Repeal wkms.org, January 06, 2017 The state House of Representatives passed a so-called ‘right-to-work’ bill yesterday. The bill now heads to the Senate, where it is expected to pass. Both sides on right-to-work issue to testify Tuesday at Missouri Capitol Missouri.net…(Read More)

  Right to Work on the March Wall Street Journal Online, December 19, 2016 The New Year will bring change in the states as well as Washington, D.C., and that includes the likely expansion of right-to-work laws to help the economic competitiveness of Missouri, Kentucky and even New Hampshire. Ninth Circuit Sides…(Read More)

Kanawha circuit judge holds hearing on right-to-work law West Virginia Record Online, December 06, 2016 Mark Mix, the president for the National Right to Work Foundation, said in a press release that “Big Labor’s” latest attack on Right to Work is in a state where there is “overwhelmingly support for the measure…(Read More)

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