Forced-Unionism States Are Extraordinarily Inhospitable to ‘Middle-Educated’ Americans

On November 3, 2015, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

As of last year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 30.1% of American adults aged 25 and up had at least a bachelor’s degree education.  Census data also show that states with Right to Work laws on the books prohibiting forced union dues and fees as a condition of employment have done a superior job […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet October 16, 2015

On October 16, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

ABC Driver Discriminated Against by Teamsters Union Bosses Finally Awarded Back Pay After Union Appeals Fail, October 14, 2015 After six years of legal maneuvering, Teamster Local 509 union officials are finally paying a worker more than $55,000 in pay he lost when it prevented him from working. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

NILRR Clipsheet October 2, 2015

On October 2, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Taxpayers fleeing Ohio, IRS report shows, September 30, 2015 State-to-state migration was a net drain of $1.2 billion on Ohio’s economy in 2011 and $1.1 billion in 2012. Almost 24,000 fewer IRS returns were filed in Ohio in 2013 than in 2011 as a result of Ohioans moving to other states. With the […]

Right To Work States Draw Workers

On September 28, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Stephen Moore, economic consultant at Freedom Works, details how Right to Work states are drawing workers from non-Right to Work states, in the Washington Times. The new Census data on where we live and where we moved to in 2014 shows that the top seven states with the biggest percentage increase in in-migration from other […]

Right to Work States Represent the Future of the U.S. Automotive Industry

On September 25, 2015, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Long before the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis issued its state-by-state estimates for manufacturing output of motor vehicles, bodies and trailers and parts in 2013 (see the link below for more information), it was easy to predict the data would show more than 70% of U.S. auto production that year occurred in one […]

NILRR Clipsheet September 11, 2015

On September 11, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  A chance to make union dues a choice The Supreme Court could end a corrupt practice of public-sector labor Washington Times Online, September 6, 2015   Mark Mix Thanks largely to favors granted by pliant politicians, government union officials enjoy extraordinary special privileges and wield immense political clout. This influence often comes at the expense […]

This Labor Day, celebrate the Right to Work advantage

On September 8, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

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 be forced to […]