Fact Sheet: More Debt, Higher Taxes

On September 15, 2014, in Fact Sheets, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Eight of the Nine States With the Highest Government Debt-to-Income Ratios Lack Right to Work Protections (Click to download fact sheet) By Stan Greer As many observers of Organized Labor have noted, there has been an enormous shift of power within union officialdom over the past few decades.  As recently as 1981, the first year […]

Right to Work Kansas Is Eating Forced-Unionism Missouri’s ‘Economic Lunch’

On February 24, 2014, in Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Border-County Data Strengthen Case That Right to Work Law Would Boost Missouri’s Private-Sector Job Growth By Stan Greer (Download Pdf version of Fact Sheet) This winter, grass-roots proponents of making Missouri America’s 25th Right to Work state are facing off against union officials and other supporters of the current policies that empower Organized Labor to […]

Iowa Constitutional Right To Work Law advances

On January 27, 2013, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Rod Boshart has the story in the GlobeGazette.com:  Republicans seeking to amend Iowa’s Constitution with right-to-work protection weathered a stormy subcommittee meeting Wednesday by steering through strong union opposition. House Joint Resolution 1, which advanced on a 2-1 subcommittee vote, would ask Iowa voters to inscribe current right-to-work law into the state constitution. The 1947 […]

Forced-Unionism States Encumber Citizens With More Debt as Well as Higher Taxes

On October 16, 2012, in Fact Sheets, News Clips, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Total Debt as a Share of Annual Personal Income 50% Higher Than in Right to Work States (Click here to download Fact Sheet) As many observers of Organized Labor have noted, there has been an enormous shift of power within union officialdom over the past few decades.  As recently as 1980, the year Ronald Reagan was elected […]

Unions, Democrats Gang up on Iowa Congressman Steve King

On August 10, 2012, in News Clips, by CLJ

Maggie Haberman, Politico.com, reports:       The labor union AFSCME, along with SEIU and the pro-Democratic candidate House Majority PAC, are pooling resources for a $400,000, four-week ad buy against Iowa Rep. Steve King, officials said. King is facing a challenge from former Iowa first lady Christie Vilsack. This is the second ad the three are airing […]

Mike Antonucci Looks at Membership Numbers After Officials “. . .Tried Every Tactic Imaginable”

On July 11, 2012, in Forced-Dues for Politcs, News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Mike Antonucci Looks at Membership Numbers After Officials “. . .Tried Every Tactic Imaginable” NEA had a total of 3,166,761 members of all types, of whom 2,807,332 were active and employed in the public school system. Be aware that these are individual souls, not full-time equivalents. Forty-four state affiliates lost active members in 2010-11. The following […]

Pro-forced unionism boilerplate

On March 27, 2012, in Right To Work, by Stan Greer

The screed linked below, by Big Labor Minnesota state Sen. John Marty (DFL-Roseville, pictured) is a typical example of pro-forced unionism boilerplate. Sen. Marty simply assumes ALL employees subject to union monopoly bargaining thereby “benefit” economically. He offers no proof of that. And no wonder. Even Richard Rothstein, a research associate for the Organized Labor-allied […]