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NILRR Right to Work News

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‘Hoosiers’ Real Purchasing Power Has Increased More Rapidly’ www.nilrr.org, December 6, 2017 by Stan Greer By 2016, the annual average cost of living in Right to Work Indiana was 24.9 percent below the average for the remaining forced-unionism states. And Indiana’s cost of living-adjusted per capita disposable income was…(Read More)

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Illinois loses Toyota-Mazda plant because of right to work www.ilnews.org, October 19, 2017 Patrick Semmens with the National Right to Work Defense Foundation says it’s not just Toyota and Mazda that’s passing over Illinois. He said many job creators simply won’t look at a state that doesn’t give…(Read More)

NILRR Right To Work News

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Report: Labor unions outspend Soros and Koch brothers in politics ilnews.org, April 20, 2017 National Right to Work Foundation President Mark Mix said that requirement is the big injustice “when you get to the actual use of general treasury money, money that’s paid by dues members and forced fees payers, who would lose…(Read More)

Kanawha circuit judge holds hearing on right-to-work law West Virginia Record Online, December 06, 2016 Mark Mix, the president for the National Right to Work Foundation, said in a press release that “Big Labor’s” latest attack on Right to Work is in a state where there is “overwhelmingly support for the measure…(Read More)

Labor Unions’ Donations

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Senator Russ Feingold is “. . . listening to Wisconsin. . . ” while he willingly accepts campaign donations from Big Labor and other out of state sources.  M.D. Kittle has the story in WisconsinWatchdog.org. Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat…(Read More)

Shock: Simon Poll Finds Majority of Illinois Voters Support Right-To-Work huffingtonpost.com, March 10, 2016 The poll also found more than 60 percent of respondents favor so-called “right-to-work” laws that prohibit mandatory union membership in union-represented workplaces. Teacher files Right-to-Work unfair labor practice against unions mlive.com…(Read More)

Another endorsement for Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.  D. Tuohy has the story in the New Hampshire Union Leader.com. Sen. Bernie Sanders is picking up another labor endorsement, this time from a union that represents about 1,600 in New Hampshire and Maine. The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1837 plans to officially…(Read More)

Bernie Sanders is willing to distinguish between Big Labor Money and Big Corporate Money, since the Communications Workers of America (CWA) are endorsing him for president. Sanders’ rationalization carefully skirts the issue of forced dues dollars which CWA bosses collect.  CWA spokesman Candice Johnson agrees with Sanders:  “We do have a super PAC, but it…(Read More)

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