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 […]

From 2012 to 2013, Forced-Unionism States Lost $18.2 Billion in Adjusted Gross Income Due to Net Domestic Out-Migration of Taxpayers

On September 6, 2015, in News Clips, 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 […]

Wages Up in RTW States

On September 3, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Natalie Johnson has the good news about Right to Work states in the Daily Signal.   Private sector wages are not reduced in right-to-work states as union advocates have argued, according to a new report released Tuesday by The Heritage Foundation. James Sherk, a research fellow in labor economics at The Heritage Foundation and the […]

Hey, Prof. Krugman: Lowering Workers’ Housing Costs Raises Their Real Earnings!

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

As the many “pay calculators” available on the Internet that can help you figure out how far your wage or salary would go in another locality attest, people seeking a better job or a first job routinely factor in cost of living in assessing how good an offer from an employer really is.  Consequently, employers in […]