NILRR Clips April 17, 2015

On April 17, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

NLRB takes on right-to-work — Finance to hold hearing on TPA today, April 17, 2015 NLRB TAKES ON RIGHT-TO-WORK: The National Labor Relations Board’s newest target is the right-to-work movement. In a call for briefs yesterday, the agency said it may allow a union to collect a fee from a non-member in a right-to-work […]

Right to Work States Win Again

On April 14, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

Stephen Moore comments on findings about economic growth in states, and finds that 5 Right to Work states beat out non-Right To work states for population growth and taxes. In recent years, though, blue states such as California, Illinois, Delaware, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland and Minnesota adopted this very strategy, and they raised taxes on their […]

Taxes Are Typically Less Burdensome in Right to Work States, Regardless of Your Income Level

On April 13, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Last week, over at the National Right to Work Committee blog, I used the Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation’s late March report on “Tax Freedom Day, 2015″ to show that the average total tax burden for Right to Work state residents continues to be significantly lower than for residents of forced-unionism states.  In the aggregate, people […]

NILRR News Clips April 10, 2015

On April 10, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  Former labor union official pleads guilty in federal database case Buffalo News Online, April 09, 2015 Jeffrey A. Peterson, 51, of Freedom, a former business agent of Local 17 of the Operating Engineers International, AFL-CIO, pleaded guilty Thursday before Senior U.S. District Court Judge William M. Skretny to a federal charge of exceeding his […]

Census Data Show College-Educated Employees Are Flocking to Right to Work States

On March 11, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

A recent assessment of business climates in the 50 states prepared for USA Today by the financial news site 24/7 Wall Street assumes that a higher-than-average share of the adult population holding a bachelor’s degree in a state in any given year is invariably an indication that the state is doing well at attracting and […]

NILRR News Clips January 09, 2015

On January 12, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

The U.S. Supreme Court is One Decision Away from Curtailing Union Power in California Fox and Hounds Online, January 9, 2015 Last year marked a legal turning point for California’s teachers’ unions and public employee unions across the nation. First, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled in June that some of the […]

Forced-Unionism States’ Aggregate Youth Population Has Fallen by Nearly 1.6 Million Over the Past Decade

On January 1, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

U.S. Census Bureau data released just before Christmas show that 44 of the 50 states experienced overall population increases last year.  (See the news account linked below for more information.)  But many states are home to steadily decreasing numbers of residents under age 18.  And declines in youth population are closely correlated with a lack […]

James Sherk on Right to Work Laws

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

James Sherk, explains the value of Right to Work laws, and reviews campaigns for more laws across the country.  He is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Heritage Foundation. Eighteen-year-old Saira Blair recently made history as the youngest person elected to the West Virginia legislature. She may make history again as a lawmaker by securing […]