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While pundits believe Washington state will not pass it, a Right to Work bill has been introduced in the State. Labor bosses, leading legislators around by the nose, fiddle while the Washington’s aerospace industry crashes because they will not pass a Right to Work law, and Boeing is making massive investment in factories in South [...]
Kansas outperforms ranking on employment Topeka Capital Journal Online, May 4, 2013 Factors considered in the report are the state’s highest personal income tax rate, highest corporate income tax rate, personal income tax progressivity (meaning how much more higher-income taxpayers pay than low-income ones), property tax burden, sales tax burden, whether the state [...]
Chief Executive Magazine’s survey of CEO’s brought some good, but not necessarily new news. The top 10 states for business are Right to Work states, and 3 of the bottom 10 are forced-dues states. While Michigan ranks near the bottom, its Right to Work Law has only been in effect for little over a month. Charlie [...]
Right to Work has helped put Kansas on map for low unemployment and high labor force participation. Megan Hart has the story in Topeka Capital Journal online.com Kansas ranked among the 10 best states for unemployment and labor force participation in 2012, besting some states whose business climates are more often held up as models. [...]
Indiana’s Right To Work Law is giving Ohio a run for its money. Heather Rutz has the story in The Lima News Online. Officials from Allen and Van Wert counties gathered Wednesday for a Delphos Area Chamber of Commerce legislative luncheon, sponsored by CenturyLink. After the presentations, an audience member asked about Ohio better competing [...]
National Right To Work Foundation Seeks To Bar NLRB Action Due to NLRB’s Lack of a Quorum Seyforth Shaw, LLP, February 19, 2013 On Monday, February 11, 2013 the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTWF) filed its petition for writ of mandamus or prohibition with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals , seeking an [...]
NLRB Sneak Attack on First Amendment Shopfloor.org, February 15, 2013 The NLRB is up to its sneaky ways and they are hoping to slip another precedent shattering decision under the radar. According to the U.S. Supreme Court in the Beck decision, employees can object to a portion of union dues’ expenditures if the [...]
Former Senator Jim DeMint, always a staunch Right to Work supporter, comments on the economic success Right to Work laws bring to states. The Washington Post has the story: Conservative ideas work. Numerous states are demonstrating that low taxes, right-to-work laws, school choice, energy development and other common-sense policies improve the lives of everyone. Conversely, [...]