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 […]

‘Townies’ and ‘Gownies’ Alike Find Opportunities in Right to Work States

On April 14, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

To explain away slow workforce growth in forced-unionism states like New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York and California, Big Labor allies sometimes adopt an oddly elitist stance:  Union boss-controlled states may indeed be losing far more employees due to out-migration to the rest of the country than they are gaining due to in-migration, apologists concede, but they are doing just fine when […]

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 Newsclips, March 21, 2014

On March 24, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Bus company cuts ties with union in Spring Grove Hanover (PA) Evening Sun, March 14, 2014 More than half the drivers of Teamsters Local 776 signed a petition asking that they no longer be represented by the union, according to Aaron Solem, legal counsel for drivers circulating the petition. That, he said, is an […]

NILRR Weekly News Clips March 14, 2014

On March 14, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Right-to-work bill dies in Kentucky House committee wave3.com, March 14, 2014 A Kentucky House committee’s vote killed right-to-work legislation for the rest of the year, but both sides say the issue will play a key role in November’s elections. Is It Really News to UAW Bosses That Their Political Partisanship Offends Many Workers? www.nilrr.org […]

Kentucky needs to be a right to work state

On March 11, 2014, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

State Represenaatative Sal Santoro explains why Kentucky should pass a Right to Work Law in cincinnati.com. USA Today recently published a report entitled “The Most Miserable States in the USA” that, based on survey results, ranked Kentucky as the second most miserable state in the country. Only West Virginia was ranked worse in the survey. It’s […]

Forced-Unionism States Were on Average 21% More Costly to Live in Than Right to Work States in 2013

On February 20, 2014, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Recently the Jefferson City-based Missouri Economic Research and Information Center (MERIC) published its latest set of comparative cost-of-living indices for the 50 states.  (See the link below.)  MERIC’s new indices estimate the average annual cost of living in 2013 for each state.  The National Institute for Labor Relations Research has now used these data  to […]