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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…(Read More)

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…(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)

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…(Read More)

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…(Read More)

  National Right To Work Foundation Seeks To Bar NLRB Action Due to NLRB’s Lack of a Quorum Seyforth Shaw, LLP, February 19, 2013 On Monday, February  11, 2013  the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTWF) filed its petition for writ of mandamus or prohibition with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals , seeking an…(Read More)

SEIU Local 1’s 2013 Strategic Plan reveals a goal of forcing thousands of guards and airport workers into unwanted representation. A majority of the workers perform janitorial or security duties.  The plan also boasts it will help the “99%” achieve equity with the “1%.”  This “1%” must include some SEIU officials, considering their hefty…(Read More)