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No more forced union dues for UAW autoworkers in 3 Midwest states Wisconsinwatchdog.org, September 23, 2015 The United Auto Workers may extend its current contract with the Big Three automakers, but that doesn’t mean UAW-represented employees in Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana have to continue to pay union dues. But the National Right…(Read More)

If you’re reading this, congratulations! You’re likely one of the millions of Americans living in one of 25 Right to Work states, including Oklahoma. You might not know it from Right to Work opponents’ heated rhetoric, but Right to Work laws aren’t hard to understand. They simply ensure that no employee can…(Read More)

Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers freep.com, July 29, 2015 The Michigan Supreme Court, in an opinion that has the effect of making state employees subject to Michigan’s 2012 right-to-work law, ruled Wednesday that Michigan’s Civil Service Commission never had the authority to impose union fees on…(Read More)

Edward Lazear’s research shows that states with Right to Work Laws have fared better in the economic recovery that those without such laws.  The story is in the Wall Street Journal Online. A number of current and former governors will be running for president in 2016, and each will tout his state’s accomplishments…(Read More)

Missouri Governor Nixon’s veto of a Right to Work law earned him a sizeable donation from United Auto Workers’ union bosses.  The story appears in the Kansas City Business Journal. A major union showed its gratitude — $50,000 worth — to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon for his veto of “right-to-work” legislation, KSHB reports…(Read More)

Right To Work At Risk

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Are Right to Work Laws at risk?   National Right to Work president Mark Mix and others testified just last week at a hearing in the Education and the Workforce Committee that Right to Work laws in 25 states could be at risk, as the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) argues to institute a rule allowing…(Read More)

Last month, President Barack Obama’s radical National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) sent a clear signal of its intent to overturn more than six decades of legal precedents regarding the workplace grievance privileges union bosses wield under federal law. In unionized workplaces, a claim by any front-line employee that he or she has been…(Read More)

Randy Truckenbrodt is a long time Right To Work supporter, and he is also president of Randall Industries, an industrial equipment supplier.  He explains why he supports a Right To Work Law for Illinois on the NWI Times. As America’s unions struggle to remain relevant, it’s an appropriate time to consider why they…(Read More)

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