NILRR Clipsheet, April 18, 2014

On April 18, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Ron Paul’s Campaign for Liberty Flouts IRS List Demand New American, April 18, 2015 “There is no legitimate reason for the IRS to know who donates to Campaign for Liberty,” the organization’s Communications Director Megan Stiles told the Washington Examiner in an e-mail April 15. “We believe the First Amendment is on our side […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips December 27, 2013

On December 27, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Federal Labor Law Is Anti-Free Speech NILRR, December 25, 2013 Now imagine that, after Smith has been formally seated on the council, you attend a public meeting sponsored by the mayor, as you always have in the past.  But when you start to state your opinion about a current issue, the mayor stops you.  […]

In 2012, Right to Work Indiana’s Compensation Growth Outpaced That of Every Midwestern Forced-Unionism State

On October 19, 2013, in Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Compensation of employees by industry (SA06, SA06N) In early 2012, roughly 21 months ago, Indiana legislators approved, and then-Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law, a measure prohibiting the termination of private-sector employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union. Big Labor bosses melodramatically proclaimed it was a dark day for Indiana. […]

‘Unions Are Not Compelled to Represent Everyone in the Workplace’

On October 5, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

SHABAZZ: Lake County liberal unlikely to derail right-to-work law In a column this week (see the link above), Indiana attorney and publisher Abdul Hakim Shabazz dissects an ongoing lawsuit brought by the bosses of suburban Chicago-based Local 150 of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) to overturn the Hoosier State’s 20 month-old Right to Work […]

Right to Work and a Test for Republicans

On June 23, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

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. John Kasich and […]

Top 10 Business States Are Right to Work States; Bottom 3 Forced Unionism States

On May 9, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Chief Executive Magazine’s survey of CEO’s brought some good, but not necessarily new news.  The top 10 states for business are Right to Work states, and 3 of the bottom 10 are forced-dues states.  While Michigan ranks near the bottom, its Right to Work Law has only been in effect for little over a month. Charlie […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 22, 2013

On March 22, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

Private sector union decline dates to the late-50s  Washington Examiner Online, March 21, 2013 Slate columnist Matt Yglesias posted the above chart yesterday  as part of a post arguing that  ”America’s Private Sector Labor Unions Have Always Been in Decline“. He notes: [P]rivate sector labor unions have been in decline in the United States pretty […]

Ohio Officials Near Border – Indiana Is Tough Competition

On March 2, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Indiana’s Right To Work Law is giving Ohio a run for its money.  Heather Rutz has the story in The Lima News Online. Officials from Allen and Van Wert counties gathered Wednesday for a Delphos Area Chamber of Commerce legislative luncheon, sponsored by CenturyLink. After the presentations, an audience member asked about Ohio better competing […]