NILRR Right to Work News Clips, November 30, 2016

On November 30, 2016, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

  Statement to the Workers at Chicago O’Hare International Airport National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation Online, November 28, 2016 According to reports, workers at O’Hare International Airport have been ordered by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) union bosses to strike beginning November 29. Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Foundation, […]

Roads Worse in Forced-Unionism States

On October 26, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

As the National Institute for Labor Relations Research reported early this year (see the first link below for more information), state and local taxes consume, on average, a 25% higher share of personal income in forced-unionism states than in Right to Work states. What do residents of Big Labor-dominated states get in exchange for all […]

Even Wall Street Isn’t Immune From Forced-Unionism Ills

On September 13, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Largely due to the inordinate clout of Big Labor’s forced union dues-funded political machine over New York’s elected officials, the Empire State’s employees, business owners, and other taxpayers have long been saddled with extraordinarily high taxes and excessive regulations. But regardless of how bad the overall climate for job and income creation in New York […]

Since 2005, Forced-Unionism States’ Aggregate ‘Peak Earning-Year’ Population Has Fallen by 2.9 Million

On June 24, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Considered together, age-grouped state population data for 2015 released by the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday and comparable data for 2005 show that, over the past decade, the total population of people in their peak-earning years (aged 35-54) for the 25 states that still lacked Right to Work protections for employees in 2015 fell from 46.77 […]

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Automotive Manufacturing Jobs Located in Right to Work States

On June 17, 2016, 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 2014 early this week (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 […]

Unions Sue Over West Virginia Right to Work

On May 11, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

Big Labor’s most recent desperate attempt to keep workers enslaved is a challenge to West Virginia’s Right to Work Law, which just went into effect.  Ashton Marra has the story on West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Several labor unions say they intend to sue West Virginia over a recently enacted Right-to-Work law. The bill makes it […]

From 2013 to 2014, Forced-Unionism States Lost $18.5 Billion in Adjusted Gross Income Due to Net Domestic Out-Migration of Taxpayers

On April 10, 2016, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Perhaps the single most effective tool for measuring the long-term, ongoing migration of taxpayers and incomes out of forced-unionism states and into Right to Work states is furnished by the Statistics of Income (SOI) division of the IRS. And today any interested person can easily access SOI data on the “state to state migration” page […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet March 04, 2016

On March 4, 2016, in News Clips, by CLJ

  WHEN IVIES SIDE WITH THE NATIONAL RIGHT TO WORK COMMITTEE Politico Morning Shift Online, March 01, 2016 MIT and the Ivy League teamed up Monday on an amicus brief urging the NLRB not to allow graduate student teaching assistants to form unions at Columbia. The schools said there’s no “compelling reason,” to reverse the […]