Right to Work States Enjoy 2-to-1 Advantage in Civilian Household Employment Growth

On May 9, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

The five states with the highest annual salaries for nurses, in purchasing-power terms, are Wyoming, Nevada, Michigan, Texas and Arizona — all Right to Work states. Meanwhile, the five bottom-ranking jurisdictions for nurses’ purchasing power are Maryland, New York, Vermont, the District of Columbia, and Hawaii — all forced-unionism. On Monday, NILRR began a series of […]

Growth in Private-Sector Employment, Household Expenditures Far More Rapid in Right to Work States

On May 8, 2017, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

Late last month, the Institute released its spring 2017 update of its triannual fact sheet comparing Right to Work and forced-unionism states according to an array of key economic criteria. In this blog post and several others to be published over the course of the next couple of weeks, I will take a closer look […]

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 […]

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 […]

Forced-Unionism Apologists Should at Least Admit Oklahoma Has Been Benefiting From Rapid Economic Growth

On March 19, 2015, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

Today’s decision by a judge in the Dane County Circuit rejecting union officials’ request for an injunction to stop Wisconsin’s new Right to Work law from taking effect underscores the uphill battle Big Labor faces in trying to get this statute overturned in court.  Nevertheless, union lawyers are sure to keep trying.  National Right to […]

Nine of the 10 Top-Ranking States For 2013 Cost of Living-Adjusted Disposable Income Have Right to Work Laws

On March 28, 2014, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

As the AFL-CIO hierarchy and its allies push for minimum-wage hikes in state after state, union spokesmen and their allies repeatedly invoke the high cost of living in forced-unionism states in the Northeast and in the Pacific western states as grounds for hiking the amount employers are legally required nationwide to pay employees with modest experience and skills. For example, […]

Right to Work Kansas Is Eating Forced-Unionism Missouri’s ‘Economic Lunch’

On February 24, 2014, in Right To Work, by NILRR Staff

Border-County Data Strengthen Case That Right to Work Law Would Boost Missouri’s Private-Sector Job Growth By Stan Greer (Download Pdf version of Fact Sheet) This winter, grass-roots proponents of making Missouri America’s 25th Right to Work state are facing off against union officials and other supporters of the current policies that empower Organized Labor to […]

Ten States With the Lowest 2002-2012 Real GDP Growth All Lack Right to Work Laws

On June 8, 2013, in NILRR Research, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Gross Domestic Product by State On June 6, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis reported 2012 data for annual gross domestic product (GDP) in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, plus revised data for several previous years. The data show that, from 2002 to 2012, the combined real output […]