Right to Work States Faster Growth, Higher Purchasing Power

On April 15, 2014, in Fact Sheets, NILRR Research, Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

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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 […]

‘Tax Freedom Day’ Coming Nearly Two Weeks Sooner in Right to Work States Than in Forced-Unionism States

On April 8, 2014, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Yesterday, the nonpartisan, Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation announced its estimate that “Tax Freedom Day” this year will occur on April 21, three days later than in 2013.  (The Tax Foundation’s entire published analysis is available at the link below.) As the Tax Foundation explains, Tax Freedom Day (TFD) is “the day when the nation as a […]

Far More Families Are Realizing the ‘American Dream’ in Right to Work States

On April 4, 2014, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

A scientific nationwide poll taken late last year (see the first link below) found that nearly nine out of 10 U.S. adults regard homeownership as an important part of their “American dream.”  And U.S. Census Bureau data have long shown that the nearly universal aspiration to homeownership is far easier to realize in states with […]

NILRR Weekly Clipsheet March 28, 2014

On March 28, 2014, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Pro-Union Monopoly Statutes Menace U.S. Cities www.nrtw.org, March 27, 2014 In addition to affirming the Motor City’s insolvency, Judge Rhodes made it clear that Detroit has the legal authority to reduce public employee pension benefits negotiated by government union chiefs who have for decades wielded monopoly-bargaining power under Michigan law. Reflecting on last month’s […]

From 2003-3013, Real Private-Sector Compensation Growth in Right to Work States Was Nearly Twice as Great as in Forced-Unionism States

On March 27, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Citing data released by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis earlier the same day, on March 25 James Hohman of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy  reported that, in the aggregate, personal income (unadjusted for inflation)  grew by 2.8% last year in the 24 states with Right to Work laws on the books, […]

Seven States With the Greatest Absolute Net Out-Migration From July 2012 to July 2013 All Lack Right to Work Laws

On January 25, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Late last week, a U.S. Census Bureau data release revealed a continuation of the massive exodus of employees, prospective employees, and their families from forced-unionism states.  This is an exodus that the Census Bureau has documented ever since it began tracking state-to-state domestic  migration during the 1990′s. In the very latest year for which data […]

Long Before ObamaCare, Forced Unionism Was Undermining Private Health Insurance

On December 7, 2013, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Over the past few weeks, millions of Americans have learned that they will lose private health plans they had individually purchased or obtained through their employers once a host of ObamaCare rules and regulations take effect at the beginning of next year. Popular discontent about health policy cancellations is rising, and more and more Americans […]