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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 […]
Vindy.com Fresh from the heady defeat of Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, Ohio labor union bosses are setting their sights on the 2014 gubernatorial race. Bell supported Governor John Kasich’s attempt to restrict government employee union monopoly bargaining in Ohio. While the attempt to restrict monopoly bargaining for government employees was voted down by Ohio citizens, Big Labor […]
In early 2011, Wisconsin and Ohio became the first two states ever to roll back public-sector forced union dues and fees after having statutorily authorized them. Both Wisconsin’s Act 10 and Ohio’s S.B.5 revoked government union officials’ privilege to get public servants fired for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union. Both […]
An Ohio Prescription for GOP: Lower Taxes, More Aid for Poor Scientific polling indicates there is strong public support in Ohio for a Right to Work law prohibiting the termination of employees for refusal to pay dues or fees to an unwanted union, and more and more Buckeye State citizens are getting actively involved in efforts […]
Ohio Governor Kasich has caved to Big Labor demands to keep Ohio workers under union rule. The Wall Street Journal’s Neil King, Jr., has the story. Job growth is up. The Republican governor just signed what he calls “the biggest tax cut in the country” after converting a looming $7.7 billion budget deficit into […]
Right to Work and a Test for Republicans Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2013 Still, a ranking of 22nd out of 50 states leaves plenty of room for improvement and begs the question: What do the top 10 states for business—Texas, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee, Indiana, Arizona, Virginia, South Carolina, Nevada and Georgia—have in […]
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 […]