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 […]

Seven Top-Ranking States For Cost of Living-Adjusted Disposable Income in 2012 All Have Right to Work Laws

On April 5, 2013, in News Clips, NILRR Research, Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Tell Albany: It’s Time to Raise New York’s Minimum Wage | Raise … Personal income, per capita personal income, disposable personal income, and population (SA1-3, SA51-53) Cost of Living 4th Quarter 2012 During their successful push early this year for a minimum wage hike in the Empire State, Big Labor and its allies repeatedly invoked New York’s extraordinarily high […]

School-Age Population Falling In Forced-Unionism States

On May 16, 2012, in Fact Sheets, by NILRR Staff

Meanwhile, Right to Work States’ ‘K-12 Contingent’ Has Grown by Nearly 1.8 Million Since 2000 (Click here to download the School-Age Population Falling In Forced-Unionism States fact sheet) The state Right to Work law adopted by the Indiana General Assembly and signed into law by GOP Gov. Mitch Daniels this February does not directly affect […]

Compensation Growth Far Faster in Right to Work States

On March 28, 2012, in Right To Work, by Stan Greer

Today the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis posted annual personal income data for 2011 on its web site. The data show that Right to Work states continue to enjoy a substantial income growth advantage over forced-unionism states. The Right to Work growth advantage is especially strong when it comes to private-sector compensation – […]