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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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
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, […]
Unions Bring Chicago Thuggery to California, Oregon Hospitals Breitbart.com, December 02, 2013 The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is attempting to force hospitals in California and Oregon to allow it to organize workers by using ballot initiatives that would cap executive pay and charges to patients, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The SEIU […]
Assemblyman Eric Bulison is ready to introduce a Right to Work law in the Missouri Assembly in the next session. Jonathan Shoreman has the story in the News-Leader. Springfield lawmaker Eric Burlison has been trying to get so-called Right to Work legislation passed for years and is now tying his argument for the bill to […]
Right-to-Work Debate Heats Up in Missouri - The Missourian: State … As I often point out in blog posts on this web page, the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) hands union officials a number of extraordinary special privileges vis-a-vis employees as well as employers. Most fundamentally, union bosses are authorized by the NLRA to negotiate with businesses employment contracts […]
A Union Run Amok National Review Online, August 8, 2013 John Raudabaugh, a staff attorney with the National Right to Work Foundation, is representing Clark. He says the union failed to inform employees of their rights to opt out of membership and pay reduced dues so that their money wouldn’t go to the union’s political […]