Why Are Breadwinners Fleeing West Virginia and Other Forced-Unionism States?

On January 15, 2016, in News Clips, by Stan Greer

The vehemently anti-Right to Work Economic Policy Institute (EPI) has issued a new briefing paper suggesting that it’s impossible to say  whether or not enactment of a state Right to Work law will foster accelerated economic growth in West Virginia. And the EPI’s partisan academics appear to assume the entire case for passing Right to […]

2016: Right to Work For West Virginia?

On December 14, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s editorial reviews the likelihood of West Virginia becoming the 26th Right To Work state while recommending Right to Work for Pennsylvania also. While union sentiment runs deep in The Mountain State, 80 percent of union members believe paying union dues should be the workers’ choice, according to polling information cited by Heritage […]

West Virginia May Beat Ohio and Kentucky with Right to Work

On December 7, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

West Virginia may beat Ohio and Kentucky with a Right to Work bill which will be introduced next month at the beginning of the Mountain State’s legislature.  Jason Hart has the story in watchdog.org. West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole expects state lawmakers to vote on a right-to-work bill early in the upcoming legislative session. […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet December 04, 2015

On December 4, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

    Worker files unfair labor charge against GM, UAW Detroit News Online, December 01, 2015 Daniel Lowery of Holly is claiming unfair labor practices against the three entities, according to a copy of the charges filed last week by the National Right to Work Defense Foundation Inc. on behalf of Lowery. The foundation says […]

60% of West Virginians Support Right to Work

On November 23, 2015, in News Clips, Right To Work, by CLJ

Union bosses in West Virginia are running scared as a public opinion poll shows 60% of West Virginians support a Right To Work law for the Mountain State.  A Right To Work law for West Virginia would realize the state’s motto, “Montani Semper Liberi,” or  “Mountaineers are Always Free.”  Jason Hart has the story on watchdog.org. To […]

Right to Work Clipsheet November 20, 2015

On November 20, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Friedrichs Amicus Brief: National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation onlabor.org, November 18, 2015 “This point is dispositive,” the foundation claims, because “Abood‘s ‘free rider’ rationale is predicated on the opposite presumption: that exclusivity is a burden imposed on unions that impedes their ability to recruit members. This supposition turns reality on its head. […]

NILRR Right to Work Clipsheet

On October 23, 2015, in News Clips, by CLJ

  Unions Are Choking Reform Efforts At The VA, Says Committee Chairman The Daily Caller Online, October 22, 2015 There are a quarter of a million union members that work for the Department of Veterans Affairs,” he told The Washington Free Beacon. “They have a stranglehold not only on the agency but the leadership there […]

‘Members-Only Unions Are Not a Theoretical Construct or Historical Remnant’

On October 12, 2015, in NILRR Research, by Stan Greer

An issue brief published early this month by the New York City-based and Big Labor-“friendly” Century Foundation (see the link below to read the whole thing) discusses a labor-relations topic that, as coauthors Moshe Marvit and Leigh Anne Schriever acknowledge up front, is unfamiliar  to many Americans who are otherwise knowledgeable about unions and how […]