Missouri Right to Work Would Bring More Jobs

On April 15, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Investors Business Daily explores the economic growth potential for the Show Me state if the legislature passes a Right to Work law this week.  The editorial appears in Investors.com. Missouri’s legislature votes this week on whether to become a right-to-work state. More hiring is the goal, and if any state needs a jobs pick-me-up, it’s the Show […]

NILRR Clipsheet, April 11, 2014

On April 11, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

Ambush is Coming shopfloor.org, April 10, 2014 While the idea of having this public hearing on its face would fit the definition of an open and transparent government rulemaking process, the hearing itself is more reminiscent of other public “hearings,” which have been held lately. Hearings where only one side is permitted to ask questions […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet April 04, 2014

On April 4, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

    Sens. McConnell, Paul Introduce National Right to Work Amendment www.mcconnell.senate.gov, April 02, 2014 “But right now, I’d like to talk about another jobs proposal Senator Paul and I have again introduced – national Right to Work legislation. It would allow American workers to choose whether or not they’d like to join a union […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet March 28, 2014

On March 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Pro-Union Monopoly Statutes Menace U.S. Cities www.nrtw.org, March 27, 2014 In addition to affirming the Motor City’s insolvency, Judge Rhodes made it clear that Detroit has the legal authority to reduce public employee pension benefits negotiated by government union chiefs who have for decades wielded monopoly-bargaining power under Michigan law. Reflecting on last month’s […]

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 […]

Message to UAW Boss Darin Gilley: Missouri’s Extremely Slow Labor-Force Growth Is a Sign of Economic Weakness, Not Strength

On February 3, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

One obvious, but often overlooked, fact about the unemployment trend in any one of the 50 states over time is that it is the result of two key inputs:  employment growth, and labor-force growth. In America, people in general, and employees and job seekers specifically, have always been free to move from state to state. […]

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.  […]

Union Spending against Right-to-Work Efforts

On December 24, 2013, in News Clips, by CLJ

As Right to Work initiatives gain momentum, union bosses and their allies use forced dues to keep workers in chains.  Trey Kovacs has the story in workplacechoice.org. States considering adopting right-to-work legislation include Missouri, Ohio, and Oregon. In those states, right-to-work could be on the statewide ballot as soon as 2014. At the same time, […]